Monday, 29 April 2013

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Bunga senduduk ungu (kuduk-kuduk) - KL, Malaysia

This purple flower is known as bunga senduduk ungu (other name kuduk-kuduk). The scientific name for it is Melastoma malabathricum. It grows wild near our home. 

Apparently the blue dye from the fruit is used as a colouring for cloth. Its leaves are used for ulam (salad). You can view the fully opened flower here.

Bunga senduduk with waterdrops

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Multi-colored frangipani (plumeria) - KL, Malaysia

We have several different colored frangipani (plumeria) in the garden. This is the pink one with yellow centre.

Red one with yellow centre

Purplish-white with yellow centre frangipani

Have a great weekend all!

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

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