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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)



Arrowhead Flower,
Location: Kao San, Bangkok

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 24 June 2003
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Bunga Sagitaria Cina
Keluarga (Family) ALISMATACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Sagittaria Chinensis Is'-ze-kn.
Saiz Biasa (Size) 2.5 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Chinese Arrowhead, Wapatoo
  Nama Cina (Chinese Names) C.   Chong Kok Nga Khoo
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


This is an aquatic plant from the region between Indochina and Malaysia. It is now a common weed by the side of ditches and cannals. This variety is the result of cross breeding and has verigated leaves of green and yellow.

Botany Com describrs its Medicinal Action and Uses as; Diuretic and antiscorbutic.

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We cannot be held responsible for the consequences of self medication.
Use this information at your own risk.

Identification:
We are not able to positively identify this plant yet. If you do recognise this plant and know it's scientific name or it's common name in Bahasa Melayu, English or Chinese kindly please share your knowledge with us.
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Pokok ini adalah sejenis tumbuhan air yang berasal daripada kawasan Indocina hingga Malaysia. Pokok ini sekarang biasa dijumpai di tepi parit dan tali air. Jenis ini berbentuk daun yang berpuntai dua warna dan hasil daripada kacukkan.


Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1993); Dewan Bahasa &
            Pustaka; Malaysia - mukasurat (page) 301


     Internet (Laman Web)

1.       Botany Com, Sagittaria sagittifolia (LINN.)
            http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/a/arrow063.html
2.       Plant survey, Sagittaria sagittifolia (LINN.)
            http://www.fnzas.org.nz/320+B6JnVzZXJfcGxhbnRzPTEyNSZjSGFzaD1jZTZiOWMwNmE3.0.html
3.       Hawaii arrowhead seeds, Sagittaria sagittifolia (Linnaeus)
            http://www.invasive.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=0015007
4.       Arrowhead, Sagittaria sagittifolia (Linnaeus)
            http://www.habitas.org.uk/flora/species.asp?item=2105
4.       Japanese Arrowhead, Sagittaria japonica (Linnaeus)
            http://www.plantkingdom.com/kingdom/alismataceae/s_sgtfla.htm


Pertanyaan (Inquiries)
Ooi Chooi Seng P.P.N.,
259, Jalan 17/8,
46400 Petaling Jaya