kangkong


Morphology
loanword, with the form of an ablaut reduplication

Etymology
Malay kangkong, kangkung.

Classification
food & drink

Definition
Ipomoea aquatica, a semi-aquatic tropical plant grown as a leaf vegetable and found most commonly in East and Southeast Asia.

Elaboration
Also called water convolvulus, water spinach, hollow spinach, river spinach, water morning-glory, water glorybird, swamp cabbage, and ong choy (Cantonese).kangkong

Recipes
Adobo Kangkong or Adobong Kangkong (Filipino)
Coconut Kangkong Stems
Crispy Kangkong
Kangkung Belacan (Malaysian)
Sabaw Ng Kangkong (Filipino)

References
Ipomoea_aquatica. Wikipedia.org. Accessed 3 November 2009.

Kang Kong Ipomoea aquatica. NSW Department of Primary Industries. Accessed 3 November 2009.


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