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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Bawang Merah Besar (Bunga)
= Daun Bawang Merah (Bunga)
Keluarga (Family) AMARYLLIDACEAE
  = LILIACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Allium ceper
  = Allium cepa
Saiz Bunga (Flower Size) 0.5 cm
Nama Inggeris (English Name) Greater Spring Onion (flower)
  Nama Cina (Chinese Name) M   Chu(1)n Ji(4) Ya(2)ng Co(1)ng
  Nama Tagalog (Tagalog Name)   Sibuyas Mura
  Nama Tamil (Tamil Name)   Venggayap Poo
  Nama Thai (Thai Name)   (Dog) Ton Horm
  Nama Kambodia (Cambodian Name)   (Pka) Katim Barang
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Terdapat banyak jenis bawang besar. Pokok ini adalah jenis bebawang dua musim. Bunganya berwarna putih. Bunganya kecil, dan mempunyai kepala bunga yang berjambak. Daun pokoknya diguna sebagai sayur, salad dan pewangi. Bebawangnya diguna sebagai rempah. Ia juga diguna dengan helia sebagai herba perubatan bagi hepala pening dan deman sesema.

There are many varieties of onions. This is a biannual bulb plant. The flowers are white. Flowers are small, and clastered together to form a flower head.The leaves are used as a vegetable, salad and as an aromatic. The bulbs are used as a spice. It is also use with ginger as a medicinal herb for headache and colds

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Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Gardening in the Tropics; M Greensill; (1967); Evans Bros. Ltd.; Britain
            - mukasurat (page) 61
2.       Tropical Herbs & Spices of Malaysia & Singapore; Wendy Hutton; (1997);
            Peripals; Singapore.- mukasurat (page) 53


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