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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)



Decorative Yam,
Location: Bangkok

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 21 December 2003
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Keladi Hiasan
Keluarga (Family) ARACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Homalomena rubescens Kunth
Saiz Biasa (Size) 35 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Decorative Yam
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Pokok ini adalah sejenis tumbuhan berrumpun. Jenis ini ada batang daun berwarna merah. Perlukan banyak air. Pokok ini boleh jadi besar jika keadaan hidupnya baik.

This is a clastering plant. This variety has red leaf stalk. The plant needs a fair amount of water. The plant can become large depending on growing conditions.

Rujukan (References)

      Pokok (Plant)

1.       Prof Udom's home, Bangkok, Thailand

     Buku (Books)

1.       Plants for Landscape Architect in Thailand;
            Thai Association of Landscape Architect (TILA); (19xx); TILA Thailand. - mukasurat (page) 225


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