|Etymology||Genus||From Greek, Crowded (Adinos) man (aner), referring to the crowded stamens|
|Synonyms||Adinandra cyrtopoda Miq., Adinandra trichocoryna Korth.|
|Common Names||Tiup-Tiup, Tetiup|
|Native Distribution||West Malesia|
A tree of up to 18m, Adinandra dumosa is the dominant species in the Adinandra belukar forest, the forest type in Kent Ridge. The leaves are very easily identifiable; being folded upwards along the mid-vein, with the entire leaves also pointing upwards along the branch. The leaves also have indistinguishable secondary venation. The new leaves are yellowish to reddish in colour.
One of the many Tiup-Tiup trees in Kent Ridge.
Bark, mostly gaining a rusty color from fungus.
Characteristic upward pointing leaves.
The white flower is almost always unopen.
Flower (right) and fruit (left).