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Jalan Antoi
   جالن انتوا

Jalan Antoi links Jalan Keruning and Seletar Hills Drive. It is flanked by the landed housing of Seletar Hills Estate. Jalan Antoi is named after a "Pokok Antoi" or scientifically know as Cyathocalyx curtisii. the species of tree originated from the Malay Peninsular. The road first appeared on maps in 1961.

Jalan Bangau
    جالن باڠاو

Located within Seletar Hills Estate and surrounded by private housing, Jalan Bangau starts at Jalan Jarak and ends at Jalan Kenarah. The road is names after Burung Bangau, meaning Crane in Malay. Jalan Bangau first appeared on maps in 1966.

Jalan Chermai
   جالن چيرماءي

A minor dead end road off Jalan Selaseh, Jalan Chermai is flanked by the landed houses of Seletar Hills Estate. The road is named after a tree known as "Pokok Cermai" in the current spelling or gooseberry tree. Scientifically, it is known as Phyllanthus acidus. The trees are cultivated for its gooseberry fruits. The road first appeared on maps in 1961.

Jalan Jarak
   جالن جارق

Jalan Jarak is a long minor road within Seletar Hills Estate. Flanked by landed housing, it starts from Jalan Lebat Daun in the west and ending at Jalan Resak in the east. Jalan Jarak is named after a shrub scientifically known as Ricinus communis. The road first appeared on maps in 1961.

Jalan Jitong
   جالن جيتوڠ

First appearing on maps in 1966, Jalan Jitong is a short minor lane located within Seletar Hills Estate. Jalan Jitong is named after a tree called "Pokok Jitung" in the modern spelling. It is scientifically known as Gluta renghas.

Jalan Joran
  جالن جورن

Located within Seletar Hills Estate, Jalan Joran is a minor road that starts from Seletar Road and ending at Jalan Redop. It is flanked by private houses. Joran is the Malay word for Fishing Rod. The road first appeared on maps in 1966.

Jalan Kenarah
    جالن كنارح

Jalan Kenarah is a minor road within Seletar Hills Estate. Flanked by landed housing, the road first appeared on maps in 1966. After extensive research, "Kenarah" means "to scold" in Bahasa Matu Daro, of the Matu Daro peoples in Sarawak.

Jalan Kelulut
   جالن كلولوت

First appearing on maps in 1961 and located within, Seletar Hills Estate, Jalan Kelelut also spawned another road and namesake estate named "Kelulut Hill". The roads are named after "Lebah Kelulut" or stingless honey bee in English. The roads are flanked by landed housing.

Jalan Keruing
   جالن كروايڠ

Located within Seletar Hills Estate and first appearing on maps in 1961, Jalan Keruing is a minor road flanked by landed houses. Jalan Keruing is named after the Keruing Tree or Pokok Keruing. It is scientifically known as Dipterocarpus spp. The tree is usually used to as a utility lumber and a verity of things are made from it.

Jalan Ketumbit
    جالن كتومبيت

A minor road within Seletar Hills Estate off Jalan Kelulut and Seletar Hills Drive, Jalan Ketumbit is one of the estate's eariler roads that first appeared on maps in 1961. The road is named after a plant scientifically knwn as Leucas lavandulifolia or Leucas. Its leaves are known for its herbal properties

Jalan Lakum
    جالن لاكوم

Named after a climbing plant known scientifically as Jussiaea suffruticosa, Jalan Lakum is a short minor lane flanked by the landed houses of Seletar Hills Estate. Located off Seletar Close, the road first appeared on maps in 1961.

Jalan Lebat Daun
    جالن لبت داون

A minor lane within Seletar Hills Estate, Jalan Lebat Daun first appeared on maps in 1966. The road is surrounded by landed housing. Jalan Lebat Daun literally translates to "Dense Leaf Road" from Malay.

Jalan Lekub
   جالن ليكوب

Jalan Lekub is a minor road within Seletar Hills Estate. The road first appeared on maps in 1966 it is named after the tree, Mangifera maingayi. It grows wild in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. It it known for its fruit and the "machang" type of timber.

Jalan Perandun
    جالن ڤراندون

First appeared on maps in 1966, Jalan Peradun is a short minor road off Jalan Jarak and ending at Jalan Joran in Seletar Hills Estate. The name "Peradun" refers to a shrub known scientifically as Dillenia indica. Its common name is elephant apple.

Jalan Pelajau
   جالن ڤلاجاو

A short minor road off Jalan Redop, Jalan Pelajau is located within Seletar Hills Estate. The road first appeared on maps in 1966. Pokok Pelajau in English is known as White Pelong Tree or Pentaspadon officinalis. It is a tropical tree found in Southeast Asia.

Jalan Redop
  جالن ريدوڤ

Jalan Redop is located within Seletar Hills Estate and is surrounded by private landed houses. The road first appeared on maps in 1966. In Malay, "redup" as it is currently spelled refers to an overcast or a cloudy sky.

Jalan Rengas
   جالن رڠاس

A short minor road off Jalan Redop and flanked by landed housing, Jalan Rengas is located within Seletar Hills Estate and is named after pokok rengas or Gluta renghas. Jalan Rengas first appeared on maps in 1966.

Jalan Resak
  جالن ريسق

Jalan Resak first appeared on maps in 1966 and is located within Seletar Hills Estate. The minor dead end road is named after a gene of trees scientifically known as Vatica spp and Cotylelobium spp. Its commonly found in Malaysia and its lumber used to build a variety of water based infrastructure such as bridges and dams.

Jalan Selaseh
   جالن سلاسيه

A minor road flanked by landed houses, Jalan Selaseh can be seen off Yio Chu Kang Road in the north and ending at Jalan Jarak in the south. Seletar Hills Estate 1961. In Malay, the road is named after "Selasih", in its current spelling, meaning "Basil", a herb commonly used in cooking.

Jalan Sindor
  جالن سيندور

Jalan Sindor is a long road within Seletar Hills Estate. It first appeared on maps in 1961. Sourrounded by landed housing, the closest I got to behind its meaning is a tree commonly found in Malaysia called Pokok Sintok in its current spelling. Its scientific name, the Entada spiralis, is a shrub. It is harvest from the wild with its bark and seeds used as a hair shampoo and also to wash skin to treat a range of disorders including itching and parasites.

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