The Recognition of Fragrant Plant Characteristic in Enhancing the Place Image for Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Authors

  • Intan Khasumarlina Mohd Khalid Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Osman M. Tahir Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Nor Atiah Ismail Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Zulkifli Muslim Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1874

Keywords:

Fragrant plant, Place Image, Royal Town

Abstract

In Malay art, a flower or Bunga expressed about the beauties and aesthetics. At the same time, the fragrant plant belief to be a representative of paradise, which have a pleasant fragrance. It is observed that the used of aromatic plants has been a practices in Perak's royal ceremonies. This paper aims to identify the qualitative response on the recognition of the fragrant plant to support the reinforcement of place image of Kuala Kangsar as Royal Town of Perak. The results reveal that Lotus (Nelumbo), Melur (Jasminum), and Tanjong (Mimusops elengi) are mostly associated with Royal Town Kuala Kangsar, Perak. (100 words max.)

Keywords: Fragrant plant; Place Image, Royal Town

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1874

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Published

2019-12-31

How to Cite

Mohd Khalid, I. K., M. Tahir, O., Ismail, N. A., & Muslim, Z. (2019). The Recognition of Fragrant Plant Characteristic in Enhancing the Place Image for Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar, Perak. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 4(12), 213-220. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1874