Bunga-bunga liar Malaysia
(Wild flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Giring Landak
Keluarga (Family) LEGUMINOSAE
  = FABACEAE
Subkeluarga (Subfamily) PAPILIONOIDEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Crotalaria retusa
Saiz Biasa (Size) 1.5 cm (daun)
Nama Lain (Other Names) Porcupine's Bell Bean
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Pokok Giring Landak
(Porcupine's Bell Bean Plant)


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Satu pokok renek berbunga kuning yang cantik. Membiak dengan mudah di tanah terbiar terbuka. Kacangnya bila kering berbunyi.

A beautiful wild bushy plant with yellow flowers. Grows well in open adbandoned grounds. The beans can rattle when dry.


Rujukan (References)

     Pokok (Plant)

1.       Cherating, Kuantan, Pahang, 1998

     Buku (Book)

1.       Malayan Wild Flowers - Dicotyledon; M.R. Henderson; (1954);
            Caxton Press Ltd.; Malaya. - mukasurat (page) 68


Inquiries     (Pertanyaan)
Ooi Chooi Seng P.P.N.,
259 Jalan 17/8,
46400 Petaling Jaya
January 2002