Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)



Red and Yellow Heliconia
Location: Penang

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 26 January 2004
Camera: Samsung DM, 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 Yellow Heliconia
Location: Penang

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 26 January 2004
Camera: Samsung DM, Resolution: 480x640



Red and Yellow Heliconia
Location: Penang

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 26 January 2004
Camera: Samsung DM, 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