Tangkong is the Visayan term (Ilonggo or Cebuano) for water spinach and known as kangkong countrywide.

Here’s a stanza from the Provincial Jail song (radio drama song) that I hear all the time in Bacolod in the past that the lyrics still in my head.

Ang amon na utan ginulot na langka, tinuktok nga tangkong bisan asin wala
Samtang naga kaon ga tulo ang luha, daw ano kasubo kung imo makita




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