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Flora of Borneo
The plant life of both indigenous plants of Borneo and migrated plants in Borneo.
Borneo’s extraordinary tropical vegetation include:
-World’s largest flower
-Trees that can reach 60 meters
Green pod (Fruit) and Ripe pod
Offshoots of Pandanus amaryllifolius 斑蘭葉/七葉蘭. 5 pcs per order.
offshoots (extra stems with visible aerial root) from the main plant.
S - Small size Rm 3 for 5 offshoots
M - Medium size Rm 10 for 5 offshoots
L - Large size Rm 15 for 5 offshoots
(Long leaves are trimmed before shipping)
Seeds of Sabal palmetto 龍鱗櫚
Cenkudu in Malay
Also known as noni, Indian mulberry, and a variety of other names in various
regions, is a small evergreen tree or shrub that originated from Indonesia and
spread to the Pacific Basin, Philippines, Japan, China, and Australia.
Morinda citrifolia, Rubiaceae, noni, Indian mulberry. Small tree or shrub of Polynesian introduction to Hawaii, originally from SE Asia to Australia, now naturalized in dry sites. The bark and roots yield red and yellow pigments, respectively, used to dye tapa or kapa. The fruits were used as an insecticide, as a poultice, and in a medicinal drink. Location: Near kiosk, makai-Ewa of Sinclair Library.
Several hundred species
Native to East Asia
Mimosa pigra 刺軸含羞草
Giant sensitive tree
Mimosa pigra 刺軸含羞草
Taman Semarak Indah
Native to the Neotropics 新熱帶
Seeds of Neptunia plena 直立水含羞草, 水合歡
Flower of Neptunia plena 直立水含羞草
[Aquatic Sensitive Plant]
Mimosa diplotricha 美洲含羞草
Mimosa diplotricha 美洲含羞草
Giant Sensitive Plant - Tall plant
Wild Red Fruit of Borneo
Red wild fruit in Telupid District, Sabah. 88.2mm in diameter. Uneatable. Plastic like thin skin cover but very hard to break. Greenish black single seed inside.
Telupid District 2021-08-12 THU 15:26
Agave parryi 龍舌蘭
Native to North America
Native to Arizona, New Mexico, and northern Mexico.
The leaves are grey green and have a spine at the tip. One of the distinguishing features is that the point on the tip, which is typically dark tan, brown, or black, is darker than the leaf. Indentations of previous leaves show on the back of each leaf. The Huachuca variety grows in a rosette pattern as large as 2˝ feet in diameter.
Aged agave produce a twelve-foot stalk with bright yellow blooms. They then die after blooming, as all leaf and root resources are put into the stalk, flowers, and seeds. It can be propagated by either offset or seed.
Flower of Agave parryi
Location : Temple of the Eight Immortals in Tawau 斗湖八仙廟
Temple of the Eight Immortals, Tawau 2021-07-23 FRI 16:03
The Moraceae Family (Mulberry family or Fig family)
Photo above : Shavez Cheema of 1Stop Borneo Wildlife and Ms Joyce Murang the Shangri-la Tg Aru Resort Corporate Social Responsibility Service Leader admiring the abundant ripe figs.
Kota Kinabalu’s most famous fig tree
This Ficus racemosa fig tree, photo above, (Local name Tangkol or Nunuk Ragang ) growing in the car park of the Shangri-la Tg Aru beach resort is probably Kota Kinabalu‘s most well known fig tree...............
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FIGS OF BORNEO
Native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula
Lagerstroemia speciosa (Purple)
Flower of Chlorophytum comosum (Spider plant) 吊蘭（蜘蛛蘭）
Species: Chlorophytum comosum
Chlorophytum comosum also called :
Elephant ear orchid of Borneo
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
More about Flowers of Oil Palm Trees
The 2nd tallest Tropical Tree in the world
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
More about the Orchid Flowers of Borneo
Oncidium Sweet Sugar(Hybrid Orchids)
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.
Tiger Orchid/ Giant Orchid
Vanda sp Purple Aranda
Pink Vanda Aranda orchid in full bloom
Etlingera elatior 火炬姜花
Torch ginger flower
(Malay : Bunga Kantan)
More about Genus Ficus of Borneo 婆羅洲榕屬植物
Signboard at Botanical Garden of Tawau Hills Park
This signboard say Botanical Garden in Tawau has an inventory of 200 species
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