Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Maple silkwood - Flindersia pimenteliana F.Muell.

Flindersia pimenteliana is a type of plant in family Rutaceae. May be known by the name of the common Maple Silkwood. May be a common name for the Maple Silkwood also indicate australis Flindersia, brayleyana Flindersia or pubescens Flindersia. It is found in Queensland (Australia), and West Papua (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea. Threatened by habitat loss.

Nepenthes aristolochioidesis, Kantung Semar Endemic Sumatera

Nepenthes aristolochioidesis is a tropical pitcher plant endemic to the island of Sumatra, where it grows at elevations of 1800-2500 meters above sea level. And has a morphology very rare pitcher, after the opening of a nearly vertical traps.

Mangifera casturi - Mascot of South Kalimantan

Mango kasturi, The Mascot South Kalimantan was already established as one of the plants' extinct in situ "(Extinct in the Wild). Kasturi That is, one species of mango into floral identity of South Kalimantan province have been extinct from their natural habitat.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Devil's horsewhip - Achyranthes aspera L.

Achyranthes aspera Common name: Prickly Chaff Flower, Devil's whip, is a plant species of the family Amaranthaceae. It is distributed throughout the tropical world. It can be found in many places more and more like an introduced species and a common weed. It is an invasive species in some areas, including many Pacific Island environments.

Ceylon Firedragon - Acalypha wilkesiana

Tropical evergreen shrub (in hot climates), widely cultivated for its beautiful rounded, copper-brown leaves with white to pink margins.Bears green or copper colored kitten-like clusters periodically throughout the year . A colorful addition to any sunny garden. Often used in place of annual flowers for its colorful foliage leaves up to 8 inches. Excellent for use in well-drained containers.

Black wattle - Acacia mangium

Acacia mangium
Willd.Family: lug-Fabaceae (bean family) 

Common name: acacia, mangium 
Name: black wattle, scabies

Rosary Pea - Abrus precatorius

Abrus precatorius, commonly known as Eye jequirity, crab, pea Rosary, John Crow bead, precatory bean, licorice Indian Saga Akar, Giddee Giddee Jumbie beads or Trinidad & Tobago, is a slender, perennial climber that wraps around trees, shrubs and hedges. It is a legume long, pinnate leaves, leaflets. It is also known as Gunja in Sanskrit and some Indian languages ​​in Hindi and Ratti.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Kakdumur or Luwingan - Ficus hispida Linnaeus

Ficus hispida Linn. is a moderate sized tree found throughout the year and has become wild or cultivated for its edible fruit and the value of folklore. Traditionally, the different plant parts were used in the treatment of ulcers, psoriasis, anemia, jaundice, piles, vitiligo, bleeding, diabetes, seizures, hepatitis, dysentery, bile, and as lactagogue and purgative.

Ironwood Tree - Eusideroxylon zwagerii T. et B. , Ulin

Another name of the ironwood tree ironwood tree is. And actually, ironwood trees (Eusideroxylon zwageri) is one of the famous tree of the East Kalimantan forest characterized by hard and strong wood, dark colors, and resistant to sea water.

Lemon Scented Gum - Eucalyptus citriodora Hook

Current name: citriodora Corymbia 
Authority: (Hook.) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson 
Family: Myrtaceae

Gum White - Eucalyptus platyphylla

Common name: Poplar gum, gum White

Dadap serep - Erythrina lithosperma Miq. non Bl

The leg Dadap barbed or pay a fine. Three papers unite and form a rhombus. Usually used to pressure, heat and heal the sick leave infusion Dadap effective parts and antipyretics.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Borneo Camphorwood - Dryobalanops aromatica Gaertn

Kapur Is A large South East Asian hardwood with a Broad Range of Applications Including general building and internal and external year as finishing material.

Macassar Ebony - Diospyros celebica Back

Ebony Wood (Diospyros celebica Back) or Better Known As The Black Is One Specific wood type of wood (native) of Sulawesi, Including luxury wood types (fancy wood) That Scattered Mainly grows in Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi (Kabupaten Parigi, Poso, Donggala , Toli Toli-, and Kolonodale Luwuk), South Sulawesi (Maros regency, Barru, Luwu and Mamuju) and North Sulawesi (District and Minah Bolaang Mongndow).

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Indian Rosewood - Dalbergia latifolia Roxb

Dalbergia latifolia in world trade is known as Indian rosewood, Bombay Blackwood or Rosewood Java (Ingg.) palisandre the Independent (Prc.) in the classification of Indonesia classified as rosewood. In Java, known variant called sonobrit and sonosungu. This tree produces a beautiful wood, hard and high quality.

Selasian wood - Cinnamomum parthenoxylon

This tree originally from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam. In Malaysia, it is on the parties highland.All the smell of the plants of the lemongrass. All plant parts contain geraniol, especially in fruits. The alkaloid-tetanin Lauro is present in the bark in small quantities, and in smaller amounts in the leaves, making them slightly toxic

Cinnamomum tree - Cinnamomum burmanni Bl.

Is native of Family and Genus Cinnamomum Lauraceae. In English is often known as the Cinnamomum tree. Usually referred to as desert cassia. While in the Indonesian language is called Cinnamon. In the Java language commonly known as "Kaneel" Java. Cinnamomum burmannii deployment in Indonesia is widely available in the region of Sumatra, particularly in the areas of West Sumatra and Kerinci. The name of the region of Sumatra Holim, holim soft-modang Siak Siak (Batak) kanigar, cinnamon (Malay), Madang Manihi skin (Minangkabau). Java mentek hustle, Kiama (probe), kanyengar (Kangean). Kesingar (Nusa Tenggara), kecingar, cingar (Bali), NETO (Sasak), kaninggu (Sumba), Puu Ndinga (Flores).

Coast she-oak - Casuarina equisetifolia L

Casuarina equisetifolia has broader geographic range than any other kind Casuarina. This plant grows naturally along the shoreline of the tropical forests of Queensland and the Northern Territory of Australia, Malaysia throughout the region, down to the islands Kra Isthmus (Thailand).

Black wood cassia - Cassia siamea Lamk - Senna siamea

Johar or Juarez is the name of the production of a type of deciduous trees, including the interests of the Fabaceae (legumes, pulses). The tree is often planted as a shade side of the road is also known by names that are similar, such as Juwara (Btw., JW., Sd.) Or Johor (Mly.). In Sumatra, the tree is also called cajoled or trays. In English this plant is known by several names such as black wood cassia, Bombay Blackwood, kassod tree, Siamese senna and others. Scientific name, Siam, referring to the land of origin, namely Siam or Thailand.

Amaltas - Cassia fistula Linn

Trees are generally small to medium fall or spring-fall in the summer, spreading branching, the branches are bare. The leaves are compound with 3-7 pairs of leaves Pinaki, Pinaki rounded leaves oblong egg, slightly menjangat, based on the width of the hold, tapered tip, the upper surface shiny, bald when ripe. Inflorescence loose all located in the armpits, hanging flowering much. Fragrant flowers, large rounded petals eggs, golden yellow. Fruit hanging, pole, black, bald. Seed lots, separated by a partition such as paper and pulp as well as the sticky and black.

Alexandrian Laurel - Calophyllum inophyllum Linn

Nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum Linn.) English called Alexandrian laurel or mahogany Borneo is a versatile plant species. In addition to good wood to use as building materials and meuleber is also beneficial for healthy fruit and oil (biofuels) with sufficiently high levels oktannya

Jackfruit - Artocarpus heterophyllus

Jackfruit, Artocarpus heterophyllus or Artocarpus integra still a relative with a banyan tree [Ficus Benjamina] and mulberry [Morus alba]. Jackfruit, banyan, mulberry in the taxonomy within the family or the family Moraceae banyan. Why? For all plant species in the family Moraceae have the same characteristics, namely: 1. Leaf buds are protected by the stipula or leaves the fulcrum 2. Hypantodium bouquets or flower pots, where the male flowers and female flowers are located in the growth or swelling of the base rate; 3. Having cystolith on stem and leaf epidermis cells; 4. White gummy.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Terap - Artocarpus elasticus Reinw

Mid-canopy tree up to 38 meters in length and 83 cm where the call. Stop with the white sap. Stipules California. 120 mm, and poetry. Leaves alternate, simple, penni - veined, usually felt below, the margin entire to deeply lobed. Flowers California. 1 mm, yellow, fused in a large body elongate flower. California fruit. 110 mm diameter, and yellowish-brown, spherical, spiky syncarp filled with many seeds inside the white meat.

Perforated Flowers - Anthocephalus cadamba

Common Name: common perforated flowers 
Origin: India, China, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam
Flowering season: October to July
Vernacular name: Kadamba

Ramin - Gonystylus Bancanus

Taxonami : 
Family: Thymelaeaceae 
Synonym: Gonystylus haackenbergii Dales; G. miquelianus Teysm. And BINN. 
Vernacular names / common: Ramin. Indonesia: Ramin (General), Aloe Vera (Sumatra and Kalimantan) and straw (Borneo). Brunei Darussalam: Ramin. Malaysia: Ramin melawis, melawis, Ramin eggs (the island), Rakes crocodile (Sarawak). Philippines: lanutan - Bagyo, anauan.

Rasamala - Altingia excelsa, Noronha

Category : 
Family: Hamamelidaceae 
Vernacular / common names: Rasamala, bad, tulasan, mandung (Indonesia).

White Siris - Albizia procera

Development of these plants grow naturally in Australia and Oceania, including Papua New Guinea and South East Asia, South Asia. Provide fertile ground with acid to moderately tolerant of soil alkalinity, and pH 5.5 to 7.5; grow well in shallow soil but prefers alluvial soils. Can be up to the height of the tree 25 meters in diameter 35cm.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Batai - Albizzia falcata Backer

Botanical name: (Paraserianthes falcataria (L.) Nielsen), syn. Albizia falcata Backer, family Mimosaceae. Local name: Albizia, bae, bai, jeungjing, jeungjing sea, sea dog, rare, salawaku, salawaku red, white salawaku, salawoku, bulkhead, sea sengon, sengon Sabrang, Sika, Sika bots, cycads, laughter interrupted, wai, wahagom , another wiekkie.Nama: Batai (West Malaysia, Sabah, Filipinos, British, United States, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Germany); wood Machian (Sarawak); puah (Brunei).

Red Dammar - Agathis Loranthifolia Rich

Beech tree resin is a member of conifers (gymnosperms) which is a plant native to Indonesia. Damar spread in Maluku, Sulawesi, to the Philippines (Palawan and Samar). In Java, this plant is cultivated to be taken of his lymph or hars. The resin is processed to be used as copal.

Petit Feuille - Adenanthera microsperma

Taxonami :

Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids

Acacia villosa - Jamaican acacia

Scientific Name    :     Acacia villosa
Species Authority :     (Sw.) Willd.
Taxonomic Notes :     Is possibly a synonym of Acacia glauca (L.) Moench.

Acacia tomentosa Willd

Acacia tomentosa Willd

Coastal Wattle - Acacia Oraria F. van Muell

Common name : Coastal Wattle
Family : Mimosaceae

Monday, August 15, 2011

Alcippe pyrrhoptera, Javan Fulvetta Bird

Character of this Alcippe pyrrhoptera is a small bird 14 cm. The supreme body rust red. Gray head a bit. Tunggir cover the tail of the rust red. Swept across the chin and throat white, gray, yellow away the old. Chest and abdomen dark yellow, white, brown and yellow on the middle side of the hull and cover the tail below.Iris brown, brown beak and feet are brown. Who live in small groups, rarely mixed with other species.

Elegant Sunbird - Aethopyga duyvenbodei

Now, the only additions to this island is very small, they were severely fragmented population. Although they can continue to degraded habitats, and is suspected of being the subject continued decline as natural habitats are lost in the primary and secondary schools by human encroachment. They are qualified for it and threatened with extinction.

Hawk - Accipitridae

And hawks, and one of the great families of the order Charadriiformes (diurnal birds of prey), is a small family of large birds with a highly variable morphology bills conductivity on the basis of the diet. RSS on a variety of prey from insects and mammals of medium size, with the number of feeding on carrion and feeding on berries. Hawks and worldwide distribution, found in every continent of the world (except Antarctica), and a number of groups of oceanic islands. Some migratory species.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Pseudalmenus chlorinda, Tasmanian Hairstreak Butterfly

These caterpillars are dark brown, red, black and bright yellow markings and a black head. They are always found in association with ants toxic.

Krishna Siris - Albizia amara

Albizia is a genus of about 150 species of mostly fast-growing trees and tropical shrubs and in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the legume family Fabaceae. The genus is pantropical, occurring in Asia, Africa, Madagascar, Central, South, North and South America and Australia, but especially in the tropics of the Old World.  

Tree of Heaven - Ailanthus excelsa

Current name: Ailanthus excelsa 
Authority: Roxb. 
Family: Simaroubaceae

Indian Horsechestnut - Aesculus indica

Indian or Himalayan Horse Chestnut is an attractive tree grows to about 30 meters (100 feet), with a range up to about 12 meters (39 feet). It is hardy to -15 ° C (5 ° F) USDA Zones 7-9. It is in flower from June to July, and the seeds ripen in October.  

Friday, August 12, 2011

Bael Tree - Aegle Marmelos

Aegle marmelos, Bael Tree or (also known as apple wood or stone) is a medium sized deciduous tree, armed to 8.0 m high with straight, sharp, axillary thorns and yellowish brown bark Corky shallow grooves. In India it is called Bael or Bilwi. Almost all parts of Aegle marmelos be used for various medicinal purposes.

Babool - Acacia nilotica

The old concept of Acacia is a genus of about 1350 species spread from Africa around the Indian Ocean, tropical Asia and tropical America and Australia. Recent taxonomic research in Australia and abroad is always stressed that this kind that we knew could not be managed as a single entity. It is likely that Acacia be divided into at least five genres.

Reonja - Acacia Leucophloea

Indonesian Names: pilang (Javanese, Sudanese) opilan (Madura), Pelangi (Madura, Bali). Burma: TA-Nong. Thailand: chalaep Daeng (CV), phayaa May (Kanchanaburi). Vietnam: a buffer, a Kawa (Thuan Hai).

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The hog badger - Arctonyx collaris

Pulusan, Pig Trunk, pork or badger Arctonyx collaris, the fourth name is certainly strange. Although the name of endangered and protected species. These animals in Indonesia called Pulusan Trunk or pork. In England, known as the Hog Badger. And Latin called Arctonyx collaris.

Asian Bearcat - Arctictis Binturong

The Binturong (Arctictis binturong), also known as the Asian Bearcat, the Palawan Bearcat, or simply the Bearcat, is a species of the family, which includes the civets and Viverridae Genet. It is neither a bear or a cat, and the true meaning of the original name is lost, because the local language that gave it that name is now extinct. Its natural habitat is in the canopy of trees in tropical forests of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Montain Anoa - Anoa quarlesi

Anoa mountains is one of two types of species that exist in Indonesia Anoa, also known as mountain Anoa, Anoa Mountain, the Anoa Quarles, Berganoa, Anoa Montana.

Double-spotted Line Blue Butterfly - Nacaduba biocellata

The Double-spotted Blue Line (Nacaduba biocellata) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Australia (including New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia), Singapore, New Hebrides, Bali and Sumba.

Anoa Lowlands - Bubalus depressicornis Smith

Anoa is unique to Sulawesi. There are two types, namely Anoa: Mountain Anoa (Bubalus quarlesi) and Anoa Lowlands (Bubalus depressicornis). Both lived in a pristine forest man. Their appearance is similar to a deer, weighing 150-300 kg. Both species are found in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Since the 1960's endangered status. It is estimated there are currently fewer than 5,000 survive tail. Anoa often hunted for its skin, horns and meat. 

Acacia bark - Acacia decurrens

Family : Mimosaceae

Acacia decurrens (Acacia bark, Early black braid, braid Green, Sydney basketry, bark Wattle) is a perennial tree or shrub from eastern New South Wales. Including Sydney, the Greater Blue Mountains Area, the Hunter Valley and south-west to the Australian Capital Territory.

earleaf acacia - Acacia auriculiformis A.Cunn. ex Benth

Family : Mimosaceae

Common name :  
(Bengali) : akash mono
(English) : Australian wattle, coast wattle, Darwin black wattle, earleaf acacia, earpod black wattle, earpod wattle, Japanese acacia, nothern black wattle, Papua wattle, tan wattle, wattle
(Filipino) : auri
(Indonesian) : akasai, akasia, kasia, ki hia
(Malay) : akasia kuning, kasia
(Swahili) : mkesia
(Thai) : krathin-narong
(Vietnamese) : smach’té:hes