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Bandor giant scorpion (Heterometrus cyaneus)

Kalajengking bandor or bandor giant scorpion (Heterometrus cyaneus) is an animal species in Scorpionidae, dark black with blue and shiny reflections, granules, living on the rainforest floor and dangerous stings that cause moderate to severe pain, but without further consequences.

H. cyaneus has a length of 12-15 cm and four pairs of legs, each of which has four segments. Large rectangular head with a vertical trench in the front corner to the rear and a large button in the middle at the top.


A pair of large claws grow on the left and right sides of the head, having three curved segments with wide tips, long scissors, and jagged. The long tail curved upward, six segments, the tip of a spear that was pointed and curved upward.

Bandor giant scorpion lives on the floor of tropical rain forests and wetland forests, usually under rocks or fallen trees, but will dig to a certain extent. Liked the temperature 22-28C and humidity 78-82%.

Active at night but sometimes appears in the morning. Ha…
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Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus)

Serai or lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a plant species in Poaceae, a shrub that has large fibrous roots and short rhizomes, pseudo stems that are soft and break easily even though they are stiff, hollow, rooted, clustered and often used as spices and essential oils.

C. citratus has a pseudo stem, 60-200 cm tall, yellowish white as a tuber midrib, has short hair and grows straight above the ground. The stem produces shoots where the root fibers have stolons that spread horizontally below the surface of the soil.


Stems frond and dull greenish white. Single leaf ribbon-shaped, not stemmed, length 50-100 cm, width 2 cm, bright green, pointed tip, bone in the middle of the linear and the rough surface of the upper and lower surface smooth hair.

Squeezed leaves emit a fragrant aroma that is almost like the scent of orange. Flowers contain ears and have no crown. The stems are used as spices to scent food and are processed into essential oils to repel mosquitoes and other insects.

Esse…

Cat's whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus)

Remujung or kumis kucing or cat's whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus) is a plant species in Lamiaceae, upright trunked, famously used as a traditional medicinal plant that has many benefits and uses for overcoming various diseases.

O. aristatus has a rooted bottom at the joints, up to 2 meters high, the stem has four corners and is slightly grooved with short or bare feathers, has segments where branches and leaves grow left and right and are dark purple in color.


Oblong-shaped leaves, lanceolate, rounded base and pointed tip, 1-10 cm long, 0.7-1.5 cm wide, serrated edge, a main bone in the middle and several minor bones sideways, dark green, both surfaces are mottled by many glands.

Flowers are white, glands are petals, veins and base of short hair, while at the very top are bald. Terminal crowns are bunches that come out of the ends of branches with a length of 7-29 cm, the upper part is covered by short purple feathers and turns white, tube lengths are 10-18 mm and lip lengths are …

Chili pepper (Capsicum annuum)

Cabai or chili pepper (Capsicum annuum) is a plant species in Solanaceae, shrub with a height of 50-100 cm, stem diameter 1-1.5 cm, dark green, broad, cultured that has high economic value and is planted in various places and the season depends on the variety.

C. annuum has bright green petioles and 4-5 cm long. The leaves are lanceolate, 6-13 cm long, 1-3.5 cm wide, alternating layout, tapered tip, tapered base, smooth surface, flat edge, a main bone in the middle and 3-5 minor bones sideways.


The upper leaf surface is dark green, while the lower surface is light green. Young leaves are light green while old leaves are dark brown to black. Flowers face down, green petals and 5-6 white crowns.

Fruit facing down, long tube-shaped, pointed tip, ripe fruit has a length of 11-23 cm, diameter 1-1.7 cm. Young fruit is dark green, then turns reddish brown and turns red when ripe and has a very spicy taste. The seeds are 3-4 mm in size, yellowish white when young and dark brown when ripe.

Chil…

Kemijon (Onomarchus leuconotus)

Kemijon (Onomarchus leuconotus) is an animal species in Tettigoniidae, arborial and solitary, has green wings, a pair of long antennas, black eyes, has six legs with each of two segments and has a good design for life on leafy plants.

O. leuconotus wraps the whole body in wings that are very similar in shape to leaves, green, slightly oval with a base at the head and a pointed tip slightly upward. The upper limit is curved up and ends curved down to merge at the end.


The wing surface has three horizontal lines and several vertical minor lines, a white dot on the front and several small black dots flowing along the line. The spaces between the lines have a slightly bright color.

Kemijon is very difficult to distinguish from the background of leaves when perched on plants, moves very slowly and is more stationary even when touched. Serrated legs and green to stick firmly to the support.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Ort…

Fivefingers (Syngonium angustatum)

Donglimo or fivefingers (Syngonium angustatum) is species in Araceae, epiphytes, grow to climb large trees up to 20 meters high, produce milky sap, dark green, internodes up to 50 cm long, petioles up to 35 cm long, green and live in areas tropical.

S. angustatum has roots in the soil to absorb nutrients and air roots that grow in each segment to attach themselves to a support. Wild plants that live in forests often cause trees to be uprooted by heavy loads.


The main stem produces a row of stems, up to 60 cm with the ends of a group of leaves with 3-7 separate leaflets, but connected by horizontal stems. The middle leaf has a length of up to 25 cm and a width of up to 12 cm.

The flower has a veil, round in shape and a pointed tip, green and facing up with a stalk up to 15 cm long. The head of the pistil is tubular, stands 3-5 cm long and is white.

The fruit is in a veil, rounded with a pointed tip and green when young to turn bright red when ripe and grow on the tip of the stem with a …

Porang (Amorphophallus muelleri)

Porang or iles-iles (Amorphophallus muelleri) is a plant species in Araceae, the leaves are pseudo stems with a height of 40-180 cm and a diameter of 1-5 cm, tubular, green with irregular white patches, each branching point grows bulbil colored brown and yellow tubers.

A. muelleri has pseudo stems and leaves that are bright green to dark green and have greenish white patches. The surface of the stalk is smooth, while the leaves are smooth wavy. Ellipse-shaped leaves with pointed tips.


When flushing has 3, 4-5, 5-6 and finally 6 minor leaf strands with 3 small leaf stems. Young leaves have edges that are light purple, green and will end yellow with a width of 0.3-0.5 mm. Canopy has a width of 50-150 cm.

Stems grow on tubers with a diameter of 25-50 mm and height 75-175 cm. The color of the tuber is brownish or beige on the outer surface and brownish on the inside, rather oval and stringy roots, weight 450-3350 grams, fine tissue, 4-5 months dormant period and 35-55% glucomannan content.