Bunga-bunga liar Malaysia
(Wild flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Bunga Ketumbit Jantan
Keluarga (Family) COMPOSITAE
  = ASTERACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Emilia sonchifolia
Saiz Biasa (Size) 0.5 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Cupid's Shaving Brush
Jurufoto (Photographer) Mohamad Bakar


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Pokok ini adalah sejenis rumput liar pada kebun, tanah terbiar dan di tepi jalan. Ia sejenis herba 15 cm hingga 30 cm tinggi. Bunga berwarna merah jambu, mempunyai rambut seperti benang sutera. Membiak di tempat terbuka.

This plant is common as a weed in gardens, waste grounds and by road sides. It is a herb of 15 cm to about 30 cm tall. Flowers are pink, silky hair like. Grows in open places.


Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Common Malayan Wild Flowers; M.R. Henderson; (1961); Longmans; Britain.
            - mukasurat (page) 23
2.       Malayan Wild Flowers - Dicotyledon; M.R. Henderson; (1954);
            Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya. - mukasurat (page) 250


Inquiries     (Pertanyaan)
Ooi Chooi Seng P.P.N.,
259 Jalan 17/8,
46400 Petaling Jaya
January 2002