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Picture of the Tembusu tree on the Singapore $5 dollar note

Coming back to the Tembusu trees, you are probably carrying a picture of a famous Tembusu in your pocket. This tree in the Botanic Gardens is featured on the back of the $5 note. The front of this $5 note has a picture of President Yusof bin Ishak.
Tembusu tree on Singapore Five-dollar note

Update: In Year 2002, there was a special stamp issue on “Heritage Trees”. The Tembusu was in one of the 4 Heritage-tree stamps.

Re-trievia recalled: Excerpts from Year 2000
Tan Wee Kiat

[Update 23 Oct ’07: Chun See shares this photo of a Tembusu tree]

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Written by Ivan Chew

9 October, 2007 at 5:11 am

Posted in Year 2000