There are several indigenous trees found in and around Singapore. Small
rainforest in the Botanical Garden and Bukit Timah Natural Reserve are two of
the best places to find these indigenous trees in Singapore. Some of these
indigenous trees include Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) and Tiger Orchid. Tembusu is
one type of a large tree which provides hard wood and it has white and yellow
flowers. These flowers bloom in the months of May with a distinct fragrance. On
the other hand Grammatophyllum is a flowering stalk that grows up to 2 meters in
size and is one of the species of Tiger Orchid. It is one of the largest orchid
species that produces many racemes which arises from pseudobulb along with
several olive green and waxy flowers.
Vanda Miss Joaquim is said to be a hybrid orchid native and the national flower
of Singapore. In the year 18923, this particular species of Vanda trees were
initially discovered in the Agnes Joaquim gardens. This particular flower was
chosen as a part of national pride and recognition among the 40 other flowers to
be the national flower of Singapore. The capacity of this flower to bloom all
thorough the year was considered to imitate the regions continuous quest for
excellence and progress in every aspect of life. This particular flower needs
high humidity, air movement, heavy fertilizing and sunlight in order to achieve
optimum flowering and growth. It also requires a support to grow tall and
straight. Distinct to other countries of the world, Singapore possesses
peculiarity of being the only country to possess a hybrid as its national
Every species in the world have its significance in nature and its outcome after
its extermination changes.
The causes and methods of several species becoming
endangered are many. However, they are generally related
and even caused by
humans who are responsible for endangering al the species which are been
destroyed every year.
One of the main reasons why species are endangered is due
to the loss if natural habitats.
Usually, every year rainforests are been
deforested, marshes and wetlands are drained and slowly
and steadily grasslands
are converted into towns and cities. This is the main problem worldwide.
There are quite a few precautionary measures that can be implemented to save
these endangered species and even improving the environment.
There are several
programs being run by private organizations and governments and usually these
programs are appreciated worldwide.
singapore dragon flowers , yellow daisy These organizations collect money for the
parks and zoos which have endangered species.
Even these organizations work in
recycling aluminum cans, by doing so the bauxite which is a metal type mineral
extracted from the soil beneath the rainforest can be conserved. This type of
mineral is being used in all the aluminum cans.
This type of preservation can
definitely save the rainforests from being destroyed
and also the demolishing
amount of natural habitats of species can be stopped. The energy conversation
can also help in saving all the endangered species.