|Nama Melayu (Malay Name)||Rumput Lari-lari|
|Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name)||Spinifex littoreus|
|= Spinifex squarrosus (Ridley)|
|Saiz Biasa (Size)||30 cm|
|Nama Lain (Other Names)||Rolling Grass|
|Jurufoto (Photographer)||CS Ooi|
A seashore grass, found on the East Coasts of Peninsular Malaysia. Useful as a sandbinding grass which prevents erosion. The fruit heads are rounded and becomes detached when matured. This are blown along the beach like balls of spine to new location where it will germinate into new plants. The spines are quite stiff and can hurt if stepped on.
Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya. - mukasurat (page) 323