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Flora of Borneo
The plant life of indigenous plants of Borneo and migrated plants in Borneo.

Borneo’s extraordinary tropical vegetation include:
-Carnivorous plants
-World’s largest flower
-Trees that can reach 60 meters


Flower of Chlorophytum comosum (Spider plant) 吊蘭(蜘蛛蘭)
Flower of Chlorophytum comosum (Spider plant) 吊蘭(蜘蛛蘭)

Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Chlorophytum
Species: Chlorophytum comosum


Chlorophytum comosum also called :
Spider plant
Airplane plant
Spider ivy
Ribbon plant


Phalaenopsis gigantea

Elephant ear orchid of Borneo


The biggest winged-seed is Alsomitra macrocarpa 翅葫蘆, Family Cucurbitaceae at 165mm

The biggest winged-seed is Alsomitra macrocarpa 翅葫蘆, Family Cucurbitaceae at 165mm
The smallest winged-seed is
Spathodea Campanulata 火焰樹 Family Bignoniaceae at 13mm

Both winged-seeds are commonly found in the open parks in Tawau

Biggest - 6.5 Inches (165 mm)

Smallest - 0.5Inch (13mm)


Male and Female Inflorescences emerging of an oil palm tree

Male and Female Inflorescences emerging of an oil palm tree

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More about Flowers of Oil Palm Trees



The 2nd tallest Tropical Tree in the world
http://www.nativetreesociety.org

You can see this tree at Tawau Hills Park 22Km from Tawau town center. From the park entrance is another 900 meters walk on mountain trial to this tree.

More about Tawau Hills Park


Kona Double Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Several hundred species
Native to East Asia


More about the Orchid Flowers of Borneo



Oncidium Sweet Sugar(Hybrid Orchids)
文心蘭"蜜糖" (雜交蘭花)

A cross between Oncidium Aloha Iwanaga and Oncidium varicosum.

Currently, this plant has received the most widespread in the world of orchids, as it is most suited for growing at home.

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Oncidium
 


Grammatophyllum speciosum (Tiger Orchid/ Giant Orchid) 老虎蘭/巨蘭
Grammatophyllum speciosum
Tiger Orchid/ Giant Orchid
老虎蘭/巨蘭

Family: Orchidaceae


Vanda sp Purple Aranda (Hybrid Orchids) 紫色阿蘭達蘭花(雜交蘭花)
Vanda sp Purple Aranda
(Hybrid Orchids.)
紫色阿蘭達蘭花(雜交蘭花)

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Vanda
Pink Vanda Aranda orchid in full bloom


Etlingera elatior 火炬姜花

Etlingera elatior 火炬姜花
Torch ginger flower
(Malay : Bunga Kantan)
Family: Zingiberaceae


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This signboard say Botanical Garden has an inventory of 200 species of Orchids
Signboard at Botanical Garden of Tawau Hills Park

This signboard say Botanical Garden in Tawau has an inventory of 200 species of Orchids.
 



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