Malaysian Flora

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Information about Malaysian Flora

Published on June 14, 2016

Author: Daperro


Slide1: First created 30 Mar 2013. Version 2.0 - 14 Jun 2016 . Jerry Tse. London . Floral Malaysia Encounter in the exotic peninsula Cat’s Whiskers ( Orthosiphon aristatus ) All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial, Educational and personal use. Slide2: Easter heliconia (Heliconia wagneriana) Slide3: Pink Lobster Claw (Heliconia rostrata) Slide4: Wax Ginger (Tapeinochilus ananassae) Slide5: Nandi Flame (Spathodea campanulata) – Flowering tree. Slide6: Red Passion Flower (Passiflora coccinea) Slide7: Beach Spider Lily (Hymenocallis littoralls, Family Amarylidaceae) Slide8: Pink Lantern (Medinilla magifica). Sometimes called Malaysian Orchid, native to Philippines. Slide9: Spider Orchid (Brassia verrucosa) Slide10: Pink Canna, a cultivar (genus : Canna) Slide11: Cannon Ball tree, often mistakenly called the Sala tree (Couroupita guianensis) Slide12: Orchid (Genus : Cattleya) Slide13: Cardinal Guard (Pachystachs Coccinea), same genus as the Golden Shrimp flower. Slide14: Kock’s Bauhinia (Bauhinia Coccinea), same genus as in the Hongkong’s emblem flower. Slide15: Peace Lily (Spathiphylium cochlearispathum). Slide16: Cat’s Whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus) Slide17: Parrot’s Beak heliconia (Heliconia psittacrum) Slide18: Pride of Burma Pride of Burma, Amherstia nobilis . Is rare in the wild but cultivated as ornamental tree. Slide19: Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea glabra) Slide20: Jungle Flame (Ixora coccinea) Slide21: Chesapeake Chrysanthemum (Genus : Chrysanthemum) Slide22: Heliconia (Genus : Heliconia) Slide23: Nasturtium (Tropacolum Majus) Slide24: Kaffir Lily (Clivia miniata) Slide25: Fynbos aloe (Aloe succotrina) Slide26: Nile Lily (Agapanthus Africanus) Slide27: Mona Lavender (Plectranthus Mona Lavender) Slide28: Calla Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) Slide29: Bleeding glory-bower (Clerodendrum thomasoniae) Slide30: Flamingo flower (Anthurium andraeanum) Slide31: Golden Shrimp (Pachystachs lutea) Slide32: Amaryllis cultivar (Hippeastrum hybrid) Slide33: Scarlet star (Guzmain Lingulata) Slide34: Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys), native to Philippines also called Blue Butterfly vine Slide35: Lady’s Slipper Vine (Thunbergia mysorensis) Slide36: Fuchsia cultivar (Fuchsia hybrida). Slide37: Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae) Slide38: Scarlet Salvia (Salvia splendens) Slide39: Yellow King Humbert (Genus : Canna, cultivar) Slide40: Donkey’s tail (Sedium morganianum) Slide41: Scarlet Banana (Musa Uranoscopus) Slide42: Silver vase (Aechme fasciata). The red flower is a cultivar. Small violet flowers appear between the pink bracts Slide43: Pink Dendrobium orchid cultivar (Dendrobium Phalaenopsis type). This is an amazing orchid with so many flowers on a single plant, the owner told me that it took 20 years to grow. Moth Orchid Slide44: Greenish Yellow Dendrobium orchid cultivar (Dendrobium Phalaenopsis type). Slide45: The Black Bat Flower The Black Bat flower, Tacca chantrieri is a species of flowering plant in the yam family. It is unusual to have black colour flowers. It is native to Malaysia, Thailand and Yunnan in China. Slide46: Highland tropical Nepenthes pitcher plant (Nepenthes rafflesiana) Slide47: This is a very rare plant. Purple Cobra Lily (Arisaema filiorme). It only grows above 1800m. It is capable to change its sex. This photo was taken near the Mossy Forest. Cameron Highlands. Slide48: This is a very rare plant. Purple Cobra Lily (Arisaema filiorme). This photo shows the spadix (the green stem) inside the spathe (the purple leaf) and flowers on the spadix. It lives for about 20 years. Slide49: Rafflesia Rafflesia is a genus of flowering plants. The best known of these is Rafflesia arnoldii , which is the world’s largest Flower. It can reach a meter across. The species can only be found in Sumatra, Java, East Malaysia and Philippines. Slide50: Torch Ginger Torch Ginger, Etingera elatior only found in Malaysian, Thailand and Indonesia. The flower buds are used for Nyonya and asam dishes. Slide51: Spider flower (Cleome hassleriana). Slide52: Malaysia is made of two main areas, the Peninsula and the Eastern Malaysia. From the rainfall and temperature chart (above), Malaysia is part of the Tropical rainforest belt around the world, but Malaysia is also very mountainous, which interrupts the rainfall and lowers the temperature, leading to different types of habitats. For instance Mount Kinabalu in Sabah is 4095m high and it is one of the most outstanding area of biodiversity in the world. With such environment, Malaysia is very rich in floral varieties. Surveys identified that there are 8,000 species of flowering plants in the country. Slide53: All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. The End Music – Fuori Dal Mondo, Ludovic Einaudi Slide54: Flowers Powerpoints

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