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World of Plants
Explore a beautiful botanical world that’s intriguing and always full of surprises
Discover something new around every corner at the World of Plants. Venture into this realm of lush greenery and learn all about the spectacular myriad of tropical plants and the systems these plants support.
At the Secret Life of Trees, discover all about the variety of swaying green giants that thrive in Singapore, and learn about the challenges they face to survive in tropical countries.
World Of Palms
Meet a colourful array of tropical lowland palms, each with its unique form, shape and stature at the World of Palms. And find out more about the many uses of the incredibly versatile plant – as shelter, fibre, fruit, starch and even oil.
They thrive in dark, damp conditions and often go unnoticed, but decomposers actually play a vital role in ecology. At the Understorey, find out all about how these amazing organisms break down fallen leaves, twigs and flowers to produce much-needed nutrients for the ecosystem.
Fruits And Flowers
Take a walk amongst an amazing variety of colourful flowers and fruits, enjoy the sweet scent of blossoms in season and check out the tantalising array of fruits growing in abundance in this charming garden.
Web of life
Take in the impressive sight of life-sized topiary animals such as the orang-utan, pangolin and hornbill that have been woven from fig. The garden also features a variety of fig species such as the Broad Leaf Fig (Ficus auriculata) and Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis).
Plants have their own stories tell, some spanning over 500 million years of history. As you explore Discovery, look out for some of the oldest evolved plants in the world, including the rare Multipinnate Cycas (Cycas debaoensis) and Chinese Desmos (Desmos chinensis).