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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Dieffenbachia Putih Kehijauan
  = Batang Bisu Putih Kehijauan
Keluarga (Family) ARACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Dieffenbachia maculata
Saiz Biasa (Size) 100 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Greenish White Dumb Cane
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Sejenis pokok herba besar, boleh sampai 1 meter tingginya. Ia dinamakan batang bisu kerana kepercayaan kanak-kanak akan menjadi bisu jika termasuk batang pokok ini kedalam mulutnya. Getah daripada pokok ini bisa.

A large herbiacious plant that can reach the height of 1 meter. It is named dumb cane because of the believe that if a child should accidently put the cane into his mouth, the child could become dumb. The sap of the plant is caustic.


Rujukan (References)

     Pokok (Plant)

1.       Pusat Sumber Pendidikan Negeri, Kuantan, Pahang, (Mac 1999)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1993); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia. - mukasurat (page) 234
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