Bunga-bunga liar Malaysia
(Wild flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Pokok Setawar Putih
Keluarga (Family) ZINGIBERACEAE
Sub Keluarga (Sub Family) COSTOIDEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Costus speciosus
  = Costus spicatus
Saiz Biasa (Size) 25 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) White Spiral Ginger (plant)
= White Costus
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Pokok liar tempatan. Gambar menunjukkan satu anak pokok, di tepi Sungai Jeram Toi, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan. Ternampak dengan jelas susunan daun dalam bentuk spiral.

A indigenous plant. This photograph shows a small plant by the jeram Toi River, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan. The arrangement of it's leaf in a spiral formation is clearly seen here.


Rujukan (References)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1993); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka;
            Malaysia. - mukasurat (page) 243
2.       Common Malayan Plants; HB Gilliland; (1958); University of Malaya Press,
            Singapore. - mukasurat (page) 68
3.       Common Malayan Wild Flowers; M.R. Henderson; (1961); Longmans; Britain.
            - mukasurat (page) 57
4.       Malayan Wild Flowers - Monocotyledon; M.R. Henderson; (1954);
            Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya. - mukasurat (page) 135


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