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Sangkir (Homonoia riparia)

Sangkir (Homonoia riparia) is a species of plant in Euphorbiaceae, a woody shrub, growing in a clump to form a colony over a wide area, stems slightly sideways, up to 2 meters high, growing on river banks with slopes of flood sediment or limestone soil.

H. riparia grows in clumps with tens of upright or sloping stems up to 2 meters high. The old bark has a dark brown color, rough and white dots. Young stem bark at the end has a green or brownish red color.

Dlium Sangkir (Homonoia riparia)


The leaves have short stalks that grow along the stem. Leaves have an elongated shape, pointed tip, flat surface, generally flat margins, a bone in the center with several sideways veins, green upper surface, lighter lower surface.

The flowers in panicles are lined up on a long stalk, yellowish white. Dozens of fruit grow in panicles lined up on a long, imperfectly round, dark brown and rough surface.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Homonoia
Species: Homonoia riparia

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