Flora

Flora

ITS–Nephellium rambutan-ake, known as tenggaringin the Indonesian language, is grouped in the same family with the rambutan (Nephellium lappaceum). Like the rambutan, its peel is also covered with thick hairs, but the fruit tastes sour, unlike that of ...

ITS–The Bouea macrophylla, called gandaria in the Indonesian language, is in fact not very popular in Indonesia because of the sour taste of its fruit. The trees are only popular among the people of West Java, where the ...

ITS–The Ebony Tree (Diospyros celebica),called in the Indonesian language ebenor eboni, is one of the most popular trees because of its hardness and durability. The tree’s trunk is black, thus it is also takes the name kayu hitam ...

ITS–Sandalwood (Santalum album), is called cendana in the Indonesian language, originated in South East Asia and has spread as far as Australia, the Pacific Islands, and Hawaii. In Indonesia, the species grows from East Java to East Nusa ...

ITS–The Gading Bamboo (Schizotachyum brachyladum) is called Bambu Gading in the Indonesian language. Colored yellowish-green, green with yellow stripes, or yellow with chocolate points, it grows to 15-20 meters in height. The length between the joints reaches 20 ...

ITS–Bambu Betung Hitam (Dencrocalamus asper), is also called Awi Betung, Pring Petung, or Preng Petong in the Indonesian language. Black in color, it can reach a length of 20 meters and attain a diameter of 20 centimetres. The ...

ITS–Red Palm Trees (Crytostchis renda), called Pinang Merah or Palem Merah in Indonesian, abound in the province of Jambi. They also grow else where on Sumatra’s East Coast, the Riau islands, and West Kalimantan in smaller numbers. In ...

ITS–This spiny shrub or small tree is sometimes used as a living fence. This plant cangrow 2 to 7 m high. The Common Bulang is widely spread throughout the tropical countries of South East Asia. This species’ botanical ...

ITS–The Kalanchoe pinnata, or more commonly known as the Duck’s Bill because its leaf resembles the duck’s bill is called cocor bebek, suru bebek, cocoritik, buntiris, teres, or daun ancar bebek in the Indonesian language. The plant reportedly ...

ITS–The Handkerchief Tree (Maniltoa gemnipara), called Pohon Saputangan in the Indonesian language, is native to the island of Papua, and the Aru Islands. It receives its name from its young leaf which hangs on the petiole like a ...