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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) (Pokok) Ubi Keladi
Keluarga (Family) ARACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Colocasia esculenta
Saiz Biasa (Size) 60 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Yam, Taro (Plant)
  Nama Cina (Chinese Name) C   Woo Tho
  Nama Cina (Chinese Name) H   Or Tow
  Nama Kambodia (Cambodian Name)   (Douem) Trarv
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Bunga Pokok Ubi Keladi (Yam Flower)


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Pokok ini biasa ditanam untuk ubinya. Batang daunnya juga boleh dimakan. Perlu tanah yang lembab. Daun berbentuk jantung.

This plant is usually cultivated for its tuber. The leafstalk can also be eatan. It trives on moist soil. The leaves are heart shape, and waxed.


Rujukan (References)

     Pokok (Plant)

1.       Titi Eco Farm, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

     Buku (Books)

1.       Malayan Wild Flowers - Monocotyledon; M.R. Henderson; (1954);
            Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya.- mukasurat (page) 223


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