Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Pokok hujan-hujan, Pukul Lima or Rain Tree

Today the magnificent Rain Tree, botanically called Samanea saman, is made famous by an incidence that took place in Ipoh, Perak. Perak Speaker, V Sivakumar convened an emergency sitting of the state assembly today in the shade of a Rain Tree, 200 meters away from the State Secretariat Building. You may like to follow the story first hand from The Malaysian Insider.

The Rain Tree, found in abundance in our towns, are planted as shade trees.


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