Bali Barat National Park

Bali Barat National Park comprises mangrove forest, coastal forest, monsoon forest, lowland rain forest, savanna and seagrass vegetation types, coral reefs, sandy beaches, and both shallow and deep sea waters. This Park has 175 species of plant, 14 of which are endangered species like bayur (Pterospermum javanicum), ketangi (Lagerstroemia speciosa), burahol (Stelechocarpus burahol), cendana, or […]
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Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park

Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park comprises sub-montane rain forest, mangrove forest, coastal forest, savanna, and freshwater swamp forest ecosystems. The savanna vegetation of this Park is unique, being a combination of grassy plains with fan palms, thorny bamboo, bushes and other plants growing along the rivers that flow through the savanna. There is a remarkable […]
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Alas Purwo National Park

Alas Purwo National Park is representative of a typical lowland tropical rain forest ecosystem in Java. Peculiar and endemic species of plant that grow in this Park include sawo kecik (Manilkara kauki) and manggong bamboo (Gigantochloa manggong). Among the other plants that can be found here are ketapang (Terminalia cattapa), nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum), kepuh (Sterculia […]
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Baluran National Park

Baluran National Park has some of the few dryland ecosystem types in Java, consisting of savanna. It also has mangrove forest, monsoon forest, coastal forest, swamp forest, and evergreen forest. About 40% of the Park area is dominated by savanna type vegetation. There are 444 species of plant growing in this Park, including curious and […]
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Meru Betiri National Park

Meru Betiri National Park represents mangrove forest, swamp forest, and lowland rain forest ecosystems. This Park is a natural habitat of the rafflesia flower (Rafflesia zollingeriana), and various other plants such as mangrove (Rhizophora sp.), api-api (Avicennia sp.), waru (Hibiscus tiliaceus), nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum), rengas (Gluta renghas), bungur (Lagerstroemia speciosa), pulai (Alstonia scholaris), bendo (Artocarpus elasticus), and […]
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