Aglaonema, the Queen of Leaves, the Carrier of Luck

Aglaonema estimated to come from Southeast Asia or South Asia, such as South China, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar

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Anthurium, The King of Leaves

Anthurium leaf has its own charm. The leaves vary from the shape, size and texture.

Adenium, the Cute Plants and Beautiful Flowers

Adenium plants have a big trunk with a bottom shaped tuber. The roots can grow into tubers as well.

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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Adenium, the Cute Plants and Beautiful Flowers

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Adenium plants have a big trunk with a bottom shaped tuber. The roots can grow into tubers as well. Adenium is part of the Apocynaceae family and is derived from Africa and West Asia, in the dry desert regions and is called desert rose. Plants are still a close family member Adenium are: Cambodia, Nerium, Alamanda. Adenium preferred because the number of flower species varied and very much, no wonder many people are buying as an ornamental plant at their home. 

There are several types of native Adenium (which has not been crossed with other species) are still popular among fans. The fans see the advantage of native species rather than a new hybrid type, ie stems and twigs are very strong and big tubers, flowering much. Various types of native adenium namely: obesum, multifloru, oleifolium, somalense, Socotranum, boehmianum, Arabicum swazicum.
Adenium obesum is ornamental plants most preferred by fans. This plant can grow up to 3-4 metres. Adenium obesum has the advantage on the base of a big trunk with a unique shape. Pink and red flowers, flowers funnel-shaped with a diameter of 5-12 inches. Leaf color varies from dark green to grayish green. This type is preferred because of faster growth, especially in the tuber, then the growth will naturally be a cute and unique shapes. Adenium has a cute shape and beautiful flowers.

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The new hybrid group that is now popular example harry potter. The person who first cross breeding Adenium is Dr. Mark A. Dimmit, a curator of plants of the Arizona Desert Museum, he did cross breeding Adenium Obesum and Swazicum in 1985 that gave birth to the Crimson Star Adenium. Adenium cross breeding has produced so many kinds of flowers, there are over 100 species. The amount of interest that many of these series will be a complete collection for fans of Adenium flower.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Anthurium, The King of Leaves

Anthurium leaf has its own charm. The leaves vary from the shape, size and texture. Some are shaped like a heart, triangle, oval, round, etc. Some types of leaves have a wavy edge. Green leaf color, but color varies from pale green, green, light green, yellowish green, blackish green, etc. Another interesting thing, on the leaf of Anthurium, have a surface hard and stiff and wrinkled. The texture of the leaves become the main feature that very nice. Anthurium leaves in Indonesia was given the title as 'The King of Leaves'.

Anthurium is classified in the family Araceae, the same family as Aglaonema. The name of Anthurium is derived from the Greek 'anthos' (flowers) and 'Oura' (tail). The term is due because the flowers resemble the tail-covered heart-shaped sheath. Anthurium estimated to come from Latin America, Asia and Africa. Some species found in Panama, Colombia, Ecuador. Will flourish in the original condition like the tropical forests, under the shady trees and are not exposed to direct sun, with not much water conditions. Anthurium is divided into two groups: leaves and flowers, each having different types. In this blog will be a lot written Anthurium leaf which has more than 100 species. The emergence of new hybrid species adds the list of Anthurium the King of leaf.

The beauty of the Anthurium leaf is the beauty of the leaves, although a simple posture. Anthurium enthusiasts will love the beauty of these leaves and generally they will put on the front porch or elsewhere in the house, so it can freely enjoy the beauty of the exotic textures of leaves. Natural green color which give a fresh view so beautiful, and give peace to the occupants of the house, well as a beautiful decoration.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Sansevieria, The Mother in Law Tongue

Sansevieria classified in the Agavaceae family which has more than 140 species. Most come from Africa, some from India and Asia. Plants have many benefits started to go into Indonesia in 1980 and people are more familiar as 'mother in laws tongue' (name in Indonesia is ‘lidah mertua’). Another name for Sansevieria is Snake Plant, because a lot of leaf shape that resembles a snake.

Sansevieria previously named sanseverinia. A Swedish botanist Carl Peter Thunberg in 1794 perfecting its name to the Sansevieria which has been approved by the congress of the international ornamental plants. Characteristics of the plant are long and pointed leaves, leaf tip as sharp as a sword or the tongue, leaves of green and yellow dominated. Leaves almost the same shape, but when viewed in detail, many different leaf shapes such as: flat, spoon, mace, sword, knife, round as a pencil, a machete, or a baseball bat.

Sansevieria is generally used as an ornamental fence at home because of the dominant color of green leaves and yellow are perfect for garden decor and robust against extreme conditions of hot sun and dry soil. Currently, many kinds of Sansevieria beautiful and has a unique shape, to be chosen as a decoration in the home, even become an exclusive collection of plants. The types will be written in the next post.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Aglounema Pride of Sumatra

One type Aglounema called 'Pride of Sumatra' has a very distinctive leaf color, a combination of red, green and yellow, beautiful colors. This type is very popular among fans of Aglaonema and generally they buy for at home, even have a few pots.

These plants originated from Indonesia outcome of this type of crossbreeding between A. rotundum X A. commutatum 'three colors' by experts named Mr. Gregori Hambali across Bogor, West Java and is one of a series of new hybrids. Dark red leaves on the bottom, green on the top side with a slight yellowish pink plant stems, leaves are slightly yellow as well. On the condition has grown a lot of leaves and fertile, the posture will be more beautiful. This type is one of my favorite choices at home to be placed in a shady terrace. purchase price is not too expensive.

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Friday, July 15, 2011

Aglaonema, the Queen of Leaves, the Carrier of Luck

Aglaonema estimated to come from Southeast Asia or South Asia, such as South China, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar, growing in lowland forests and medium enterprises (at the foot of the mountain) with low light intensity by 10%-30% of sunlight. Aglaonema name is the scientific name comes from ancient Greek, namely 'aglaos and NEMA'. Aglaos means bright or light and Nema is yarn (stamens), so Aglaonema can be interpreted as 'yarn shine'. Another name is the Chinese Evergreen (Wan Neinching) because the first person to cultivate the Chinese people. Another popular name in Thai is 'Siamese Rainbow' which means rainbow of Thailand, because farmers there the most developed and do crossbreeding some types of Aglaonema so  can produce plants with color and pattern are highly variable, from white to green and red, yellow, orange, etc..

In Indonesia Aglaonema known as 'sri fortune' because it is considered as a carrier Fortune or Luck. Latin name is 'pictum' as a type native to Indonesia, including in the family Araceae or taro which consists of 32 species. Leaves are the main attraction and is generally green and white are called group non-hybrid (the original). Through crossbreeding techniques can produced Aglaonema hybrid group with the hues of leaves that are red, yellow, orange,etc,  to got fame in 1980. Because the beauty of leaves, plant lovers in Indonesia also gave the nickname "the Queen of Leaves".

Because they has very beautiful colors leaves,  I chose Aglaonema as the most beautiful ornamental plants among the others. For placement in home can be put in the shade with good air circulation, such as on the terrace or garden that are not exposed to direct sun, especially during lunch time. The redness will appear more perfect at low sun intensity. It is a beautiful plants.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Welcome to the "Beautiful Plants" Site

Welcome to my site. The title of this site is "Beautiful Plants" and has the content Blog about the Types of Beautiful Plants for Home ; Tricks for Pacement, Maintenance and Contest ; Opportunities in Agro Business.

Indonesia is a country with tropical climate and has a forest that contains many different types of plants in it, including ornamental plants that have beautiful shapes and colors. It is natural wealth with the potential for very large and very useful for cultivation and placed as decoration. In the development of the plants now, with the techniques of plant crosses made ​​by breeders, many plants are produced with a more beautiful color.

This site contains about the types of plants (species) as a decoration in the home, for example: Aglaonema, Anthurium, Sansevieria, Adenium, etc.. The placement of ornamental plants will make our home or office more beautiful and pleasing to the eye. I hope this site becomes a place to share and can add insight and useful for lovers of ornamental plants.