Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)



White Asistasia (flower)
Location: Technical College, Hatyai

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 29 October 2002
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640



White Asistasia (habitat)
Location: Technical College, Hatyai

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 29 October 2002
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640


Nama (Malay Name) Asistasia Putih
Keluarga (Family) ACANTHACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Asystia coromandeliana Nees
= Asystasia gangetica L. Anderson
Saiz Biasa (Size) 4 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) White Asistasia
  Nama Thai (Thai Name)   Boot Saabaa Hawaii Si Khow
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi
Lokasi (Location) Technical College, Hatyai


White Asistasia (flower)
Location: Technical College, Hatyai

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 29 October 2002
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640



Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Sejenis pokok herba yang menjalar, kadang-kadang boleh menjalar naik pagar. Boleh mencapai satu meter atau lebih tinggi. Sejenis tumbuhan tempatan liar dan juga ditanam kerana bunganya cantik dan mudah membiak. Ada juga jenis berwarna bunga ungu. Kadang-kadang di jumpai sebagai bunga liar, terlepas dari tanaman.

This is a flowering creeping plant, sometimes even creeping up fences. Can attain more than a meter tall. It is a local wild flower but is frequently planted because of it pretty flowers and it is hardy and easily grown. There is also a purple flower variety. Sometimes also found wild as plants that have escaped from cultivation.


Rujukan (References)

      Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1977); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia. - mukasurat (page)139
2.       Plants for Landscape Architect in Thailand; Thai Association of Landscape Architect
            (TILA); (19xx); TILA Thailand. - mukasurat (page) 267
3.       Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981);
            Roehrs Company; USA. - mukasurat (page) 37


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

October 2002