Saturday, May 19, 2012

Manilkara Kauki

Medium tree, actual size : 6 m (20 ft) in height.

Family : Sapotaceae
Synonym : Mimusops kauki
Common names : Khirni, Caqui, Wongi, Sawo-kecik...

Manilkara kauki is an evergreen, upright tree found in Cambodia,Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea and northern Queensland. The leaves are stiff, elliptic, shiny, medium to dark green on the upper leaf and pale at the bottom. The fruit is 3-4 cm long, orange-red in color and edible.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Bambusa Vulgaris Wamin

Wamin Bamboo

Common names: Wamin Bamboo, Buddha's Belly Bamboo
Family : poaceae

Bambusa vulgaris Wamin is an open clump type bamboo with swollen nodes that resemble Buddha's Belly.
It is a small variety of Bambusa Vulgaris (known as Common Bamboo), originated from South China, and spread throughout East Asia and South East Asia.