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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Nenas Kerang Kecil
  = Reo Ungu Kecil
Keluarga (Family) COMMELINACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Rheo discolor var. vittata
  = Reo spathacea var. vittata
Saiz Biasa (Size) 20 cm (pokok)
Nama Lain (Other Names) Dwarf Rheo
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Bentuk pokok ini seperti Reo Ungi Besar, tetapi pokoknya lebih kecil. Tinggi pokoknya boleh sampai kira-kira 20 cm. Permukaan bahagian atas daun berwarna hijau dan bahagian bawah daun berwarna ungu. Daunnya lurus dan panjang daun kira-kira 15 cm. Saya belum pernah jumpa bunga pokok ini di Malaysia. Dibiakkan melalui anak pokok.

This plant is like the Larger Rheo, but the plants are much smaller. The plant can grow to 20 cm. high. The top surface of the leaf is green and the bottom surface is purple. The leaves are linear and can measure up to about 15 cm. I have never seen it flowering in Malaysia. Propogated by young suckers.


Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1993); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia - mukasurat (page) 261
2.       Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA.
            - mukasurat (page)


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