Bunga-bunga taman Malaysia
(Garden flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Bunga Setawar Jawa
Keluarga (Family) ZINGIBERACEAE
Sub Keluarga (Sub Family) COSTOIDEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Costus malortieanus Wendl.
  = Costus zebrinus Hort.
  = Costus elegans Hort.
Saiz Biasa (Size) 3 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Javanese Spiral Ginger
  = Javanese Costus
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Pokok herba tinggi lebih kurang 60 cm. Berasal dari Pulau Jawa, Indonesia. Daunnya dihujung batang dan tersusun secara roset. Bunganya keluar dari jambak kepala yang berbentuk kon. Bunganya 3 cm panjang, berwarna putih dengan tanda-tanda ungu. Ditanam dengan belahan rumpun atau keratan batang.

A herbecious plant about 60 cm high. Originated from the island of Java, Indonesia. Leaves are at the end of a stem and arranged in rosette. The flowers are from chone shaped flower heads. The flowers are 3 cm. long, white with purple markings. Propogated by splitting the rhizomes or by stem cuttings.


Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1993); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia. - mukasurat (page) 243


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