alang-alang

alang-alang

[′ä‚läŋ′ä‚läŋ]
(botany)
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Tri-boundary of Tacloban City, San Miguel and Alang-Alang, in the province of Leyte.
Private courtyards are lavishly landscaped, the interiors are marble and teak, and the ceilings are a Balinese style called alang-alang, a peaked, artful arrangement of elephant-plant leaves tightly lashed to bamboo poles.
The Balinese-influenced design of the resort features alang-alang thatched coconut and tile roofing; brightly colored Balinese doors; limestone carvings; intricately woven mats; slate, wood and marble floors; and volcano and limestone fences.