Therefore, the fruit is always placed between two tails green dragon statues on the altar table. The red color of the fruit looks striking in the colors green dragons. The fruit of this habit among the Vietnamese are greatly affected Chinese culture known as thang loy (dragon fruit). The term Thang Loy then translated in Europe and other countries who speak English as dragon fruit (dragon fruit) Plant morphology dragon fruit consists of roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruit.
Dragon fruit ( buah naga ) root only root fibers growing in the soil above the root hanging rods. Grow roots along the stem on the back fins on the corner of the trunk. At the thorns will grow flowers shaped like flowers Wijayakusuma. Flowers that do not fall develop into fruit. Dragon fruit is rounded slightly oval shape about the size of the avocado. Bright red fruit skin to the type of white and red dragon fruit, dark red to black dragon fruit, and yellow for the yellow dragon fruit. All over his skin filled with tassels are analogous with dragon scales.
Therefore, this fruit called dragon fruit. The trunk is triangular, prickly very short and inconspicuous, so often considered "spineless cactus". The flowers bloom in the early evening when the flower buds are already measuring about 30 cm. Outer petals beige, blossom around nine o'clock at night, then followed by the crown part in clean white, includes a number of yellow stamens. Flowers like funnel was finally fully open at midnight, because the dragon fruit is known as a night blooming cereus. When in full bloom, dragon fruit spreads fragrance. This scent to lure the bat, so that pollinate flowers dragon fruit. sulung.com