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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Bunga Kana Kuning, timor
Keluarga (Family) CANNACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Canna orientalis
  = Canna hybrida Hort.
Saiz Biasa (Size) 14 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Yellow Canna, oriental
Jurufoto (Photographer) Nuruddin Jamin


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Pokok herba, monokotiledon, rizom, dari kawasan tropikal. Bunganya berwarna kuning, berjambak di hujung pokok. Pokok ini banyak ditanam sebagai pokok hiasan taman. Pokok mati selepas berbunga dan diganti oleh anaknya yang naik dari rizomnya.

This is monocotyledonous herbacious plant, with rhizomes from the tropical regions. Flowers are yellow in colour, in clasters at the top of the plantys. Frequently planted as decorative park and garden plants. The plant dies after flowering and is replaced by young suckers from the rhizomes.


Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1993); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia - mukasurat (page) 44, 43
2.       Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA.
            - mukasurat (page) 965, 288 - 289


Inquiries    (Pertanyaan)
Ooi Chooi Seng P.P.N.,
259 Jalan 17/8,
46400 Petaling Jaya
30 December 2003