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Bunga-bunga liar Malaysia
(Wild flowers of Malaysia)



Lalang (Plants),
Location: Mount Koh Hong, Hatyai, Thailand

Photo: CS Ooi, Date: 20 May 2003
Camera: Pocket DV, Resolution: 480x640


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Lalang
Keluarga (Family) GRAMINEAE
    = POACEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Imperata cylindrica
Saiz Biasa (Size) 1.5 m
Nama Lain (Other Names) Lallang
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Sejenis rumput rumpuan yang berbedza saiznya, dari setinggi 30 cm hingga 150 cm tinggi. Daunnya semua daripada batangnya yang berada pada bawah tanah. Daunnya tajam dan boleh melukakan jika tidak berhati-hati. Bunganya dalam satu kelompok berbulu.

A variable size clastering grass from about 30 cm to as tall as 150 cm. Leaves are all from the terminal of the unserground stem or rhizome. Leaves are sharp and will cut if not handled properly. The flower bunch is in the form of a feathery infloresence.


Rujukan (References)

     Pokok (Plant)

1.       Petaling Jaya, Selangor, (20 May 2003)

     Buku (Books)

1.       Malayan Wild Flowers - Monocotyledon; M.R. Henderson; (1954);
            Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya. - mukasurat (page) 348


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