Bunga-bunga liar Malaysia
(Wild flowers of Malaysia)


Nama Melayu (Malay Name) Kacang Laut
Keluarga (Family) LEGUMINOSAE
  = FABACEAE
Subkeluarga (Subfamily) PAPILIONOIDEAE
Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name) Vigna marina
Saiz Biasa (Size) 3 cm
Nama Lain (Other Names) Lesser Sea Bean
Jurufoto (Photographer) CS Ooi


Nota Ringkas (Short Notes)


Satu pokok pantai menjalar dengan bunga berwarna biru keungguan. Daunnya agak tebal dan mempunyai tiga anak daun. Bunga dalam kelompok kecil pada hujung tangkai. Pokok ini biasa dijumpai menjalar atas pantai berpasir.

A wild beach creeper with blueish purple flowers. The leaves are rather fleshy and has three leaflets. Flowers are in small bunches at the end of the stalk. This plant can be commonly seen creeping along sandy sea shores.


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) 87


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