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Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)



Red and Orange Heliconia
Location: Photographer's home, Kajang

Photo: LH Yap, Date: 21 May 2003
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640



Red and Orange Heliconia
Location: Cha Chu Chak Market, Bangkok

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 01 June 2003
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640


Nama (Malay Name) Heleconia merah dan jingga
Keluarga (Family) HELICONIACEAE
 = MUSACEAE (formally)
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Heliconia psittacorum Red and Orange
Saiz Biasa (Size) 45 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Red and Orange Heliconia
Jurufoto (Photographer) LH Yap, Home, Kajang


Red and Orange Heliconia
Location: Photographer's home, Kajang

Photo: LH Yap, Date: 21 May 2003
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640



Red and Orange Heliconia
Location: Cha Chu Chak Weekend Market, Bangkok

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 01 June 2003
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640



Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Pokok ini sama keluarga dengan pokok pisang. Tingginya lebihkurang 1 meter hingga 2 meter. Bunganya 30 cm hingga 60 cm, dalam jambak. Cara membiakkannya adalah dengan anaknya yang keluar dari rizom.

This plant belongs to the same family as the banana plant. It's height is about 1 meter to 2 meters. The infloresence is 30 cm to 60 cm long. Reproduction is by young suckers from the rhizomes. This plant is the native of Peru.


Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1977); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia. - mukasurat (page) 53
2.       Malaysian Flowers in Colour; H.F. Chin; (1977); Tropical Press Sdn Bhd.;
            Malaysia. - mukasurat (page) 132
3.       Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA.
            - mukasurat (page) - 1016, 666, 667


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