Calendar of Events

Sep 2017 Nov 2017 October 2017

Sun S Mon M Tue T Wed W Thu T Fri F Sat S
today1today2today3today4today5today6today7
today8today9today10today11today12today13today14
today15today16today17today18today19today20today21
today22today23today24today25today26today27today28
today29today30today31
The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.