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Tumbuh-tumbuhan liar Malaysia
(Wild plants of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Rumput Kyllinga Putih
Keluarga (Family) CYPERACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Cyperus kyllingia
Saiz Biasa (Size) 1 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) White Kyllinga
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Sejenis rumput "cyperus" dari 2 cm. hingga 30 cm. Daun beberapa pada setiap batang. Daunnya halus dan panjang, dari noda batang. Noda pendik. Batangnya tiga segi. Pokok berjalar dan berrumpun. Jambak bunganya bulat, putih, biasanya satu pada setiap batang, kadang-kadang ada jambak kecil ditepinya. Banyak dijumpai di tanah rendah, di tepi jalan, padang dan kawasan berrumput.

A small cyperus from 2 cm. to 30 cm. Leaves are several on each stem. Leaves are narrow and thin, from the nodes of the stem. Nodes are at short intervals. Stems sharply three cornered. The plant is a clustering creeper. Flower spikes, round, white, usually one, from each stalk, sometimes with smaller ones by the side. Common lowland grass, found on road sides, fields and grassy places.


Rujukan (References)

     Pokok (Plant)

1.       Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (Jun 1999)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Malayan Wild Flowers - Monocotyledon; M.R. Henderson; (1954);
            Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya. - mukasurat (page) 269


Pertanyaan (Inquiries)
Ooi Chooi Seng P.P.N.,
259 Jalan 17/8,
46400 Petaling Jaya