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Tumbuh-tumbuhan liar Malaysia
(Wild plants of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Keladi Keris Hitam
  = Pokok Senteh Keris Hitam
Keluarga (Family) ARACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Alocasia sanderiana Bull.
Saiz Biasa (Size) 50 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Black Keris Yam
Jurufoto (Photographer) LH Yap


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Sejenis pokok keladi yang sederhana besar, berasal dari Filipina. Daunnya berbentuk jantong panjang, tepi daun berombak-ombak seperti keris. Dibiakkan melalui anaknya yang keluar daripada tepi pokok ibu.

An average size yam plant, and is from the Phillippines. The leave is narrow and heart shaped, edge are wavey like that of a keris. Propogation is by planting the young suckers.


Rujukan (References)

     Pokok (Plant)

1.       Cyber Jaya, Negeri Sembilan (August 1999)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1977); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia - mukasurat (page) 204
2.       Malayan Wild Flowers - Monocotyledon; M.R. Henderson; (1954);
            Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya. - mukasurat (page) 226


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