Oak trees in MacRitchie


Lithocarpus sp.
Originally uploaded by lekowala.

These are the acorns of a Lithocarpus sp. MacRitchie, 11 Mar 2005. “That Oak-trees (Quercus, Lithocarpus) occur in Malaya often comes as a surprise because our ideas on the nature and distribution of plants are sadly distorted through ignorance of tropical botany”, Corner (1998) in Wayside trees of Malaya.

Ref:
Corner, E.J.H. (1988). Wayside Trees of Malaya.Vol 1. The Malayan Nature Society, KL, Malaysia

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One thought on “Oak trees in MacRitchie

  1. whoah
    yeah never knew that there were oak in singapore especially when i was in santa barbara, oak valleys are the predominant ecosystem and i was blur blur never seen oak before
    but im sure the oak here wouldn’t be the same as in Cali right? mmmm
    btw your recommendation on wallace’s line made a mark on me and i ended up doing a paper on wallace’s line and island biogeog on the sundaland tigers in my biogeog class in UCSB hehehe 😛
    ooo btw im baaaack!

    N

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