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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Bunga Sundal Malam
Keluarga (Family) AMARYLLIDACEAE
  = LILIACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Polyanthus tuberosus
Saiz Bunga (Flower Size) 3 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Tuber Rose
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


This flowering plant with underground tubers. The plant has long narrow leaves. Flowers appear at the top of a long stalk that can be up to 1 meter long. It planted by splitting the clumps of offspring tubers. The flowers are mostly white and are very fragrant. It is the native of Mexico.

Pokok jenis bebawang. Bunga keluar dari tankai panjang yang boleh mencapai satu meter. Ditanam daripada membelah rumpun anak bawang. Bunga biasanya putih dan sangat harum. Pokok bunga ini berasal dari Mexico.


Rujukan (References)

     Pokok (Plant)

1.       Pewira Nusery, Kuala Lumpur, WP,

     Buku (Book)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1993); Dewan Bahasa &
            Pustaka; Malaysia - mukasurat (page) 74
2.       Malaysian Flowers in Colour; H.F. Chin; (1977); Tropical Press Sdn Bhd.;
            Malaysia. - mukasurat (page) 147
3.       Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA.
            - mukasurat (page) 64


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