DILLENIA SUFFRUTICOSA aka Simpoh Air Prepare by: ROWELL BIN BOMBON
TAXONOMY <ul><li>Kingdom  Plantae   </li></ul><ul><li>Plants Subkingdom  Tracheobionta   </li></ul><ul><li>Vascular plants...
CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>C3 plant  – woody, angiosperm (flowering), dicot,  </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat - Asia and Australia ...
<ul><li>General Uses:   The large leaves of the Simpoh Air were used to  wrap food  such as  tempeh  (fermented soyabean c...
The leaves The root <ul><li>Large (35cm long) oval leaves that are cabbage-like with slightly toothed edges. </li></ul><ul...
The branches Widely branched, more branch toward the light The fruits <ul><li>Red, splits open into segments; seeds covere...
The flower <ul><li>The flowers open at 3 am and last only a day.  </li></ul><ul><li>They are pollinated by bees which coll...
 
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Dillenia Suffruticosa

  1. 1. DILLENIA SUFFRUTICOSA aka Simpoh Air Prepare by: ROWELL BIN BOMBON
  2. 2. TAXONOMY <ul><li>Kingdom Plantae </li></ul><ul><li>Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta </li></ul><ul><li>Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta </li></ul><ul><li>Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta </li></ul><ul><li>Flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida </li></ul><ul><li>Dicotyledons Subclass Dilleniidae </li></ul><ul><li>Order Dilleniales </li></ul><ul><li>Family Dilleniaceae </li></ul><ul><li>Dillenia family Genus Dillenia L. </li></ul><ul><li>dillenia Species Dillenia suffruticosa </li></ul>
  3. 3. CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>C3 plant – woody, angiosperm (flowering), dicot, </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat - Asia and Australia </li></ul><ul><li>- temperate (tropica) </li></ul><ul><li>Light : Prefers full sun, can tolerate low light conditions </li></ul><ul><li> Moisture : Little water, drought and salt soil tolerance </li></ul><ul><li> Soil : Grows best in well-drained loamy soil </li></ul><ul><li>- found vigorously on eroded soil, wasteland, forest edges and swampy areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Use – birds and little animal food source, soil support, bonsai </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>General Uses: The large leaves of the Simpoh Air were used to wrap food such as tempeh (fermented soyabean cakes), or formed into shallow cones to contain traditional &quot;fast food&quot; such as rojak. The Simpoh Air sends out very deep tap roots to reach underground water sources - as a guide to decide where to dig a well . </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional medicinal uses: Simpoh Air is used to staunch bleeding wounds , and the fruit pulp may be used to wash the hair (Brunei). </li></ul>
  5. 5. The leaves The root <ul><li>Large (35cm long) oval leaves that are cabbage-like with slightly toothed edges. </li></ul><ul><li>Branched vein, some necrosis can be found on much older leaves. </li></ul><ul><li>Phototropism </li></ul>Subvention, tap root, wide spreaded and anchored firmly onto the ground Gravitopism
  6. 6. The branches Widely branched, more branch toward the light The fruits <ul><li>Red, splits open into segments; seeds covered with red flesh. </li></ul><ul><li>To distinguish them from flower buds, the fruits face upwards while flower buds face down. </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit ripe in 36 days </li></ul>
  7. 7. The flower <ul><li>The flowers open at 3 am and last only a day. </li></ul><ul><li>They are pollinated by bees which collect its pollen (the flowers don't produce nectar or a scent) or by small beetles and flies that scramble over it. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost every flower sets fruit. </li></ul>

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