FLORA MALAYSIANA

Plants of the Malaysian Region



Dicotyledoneae.


BASELLACEAE, Creeping Spinach, Remayong.
Taxonomy: Cladus: Eukaryota, APG II, (2003), , Kingdom: Plantae, Cladus: Angiospermae, Cladus:Eudicots, Cladus: core eudicots, Cladus: Unassigned core eudicots, Order: Caryophyllales Perleb, Syn: = Centrospermae, Suborder: Caryophyllineae, Family: Basellaceae , Raf. (1837) Genus: Basella Linn.

Genus: Basella, Forssk., Climbing Spinach, Remayong.



Green Climbing Spinach, Melabar Spinach, Ceylon Spinach, Creeping Spinach, Remayong Hijau
Species: Basella alba Linn., Syn = Basella cordifolia Lam. = Basella lucida L.

Ref: Chinese Medicinal Herbs of Hong Kong, Vol 6; Li Ning Hon; (1984) Chinese Medical Research Institude, Hong Kong. - page 122. Grow Your Own Vegetable, Agricultural Leaflet 38; (1959); Ministry of Agriculture, Malaysia - page 14 17 Gardening in the Tropics; M Greensill; (1967); Evans Bros. Ltd.; Britain - page 54 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basella_alba
http://fairfun.net/my2/flora_my/flora_my-d/flora-da/db/babaa01a.htm
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Loc.: Kuala Lumpur, Overseas Union Garden, Old Klang Road. Date: January 2000
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Order: Caryophyllales, Family: Amaranthaceae, Subfamily: Gomphrenoideae Genus: Alternanthera, Forssk., Species: Alternanthera bettzlichiana (Reg.) Nichols.