Forest South Bukit Barisan National Park

Forest South Bukit Barisan National Park
A. Overview

The forest area of South Bukit Barisan National Park are inhabited by dozens of species of forest bats, various kinds of rare animals, and various species of rare plants in the world (information from UNESCO).

Forest area is located in Lampung to Bengkulu in which there is already recorded plant species, among others Pidada (Sonneratia sp.), Nipah (Nypa fruticans), sea pine (Casuarina equisetifolia), pandan (Pandanus sp.), chrysolite (Michelia champaka), meranti (Shorea sp.), mersawa (Anisoptera curtisii), ramin (Gonystylus bancanus), keruing (Dipterocarpus sp.), damar (Agathis sp.), rattan (Calamus sp.), and Raflesia flower (Rafflesia arnoldi) . There are various types of animals including: 118 species of mammals, 7 species of primates, 425 birds, 9 types of hornbills, 91 species of reptiles and amphibians, and 51 species of fish. Sun Bear, Sumatran Rhinoceros, Sumatran Tiger, Sumatran Elephant, etc..
B. Feature

In this tour visitors can explore the forest, swimming, boating, observing plants in the woods, camping, and along the rivers.

Plants that became the hallmark of this national park is a tall corpse flower (Amorphophallus decus-silvae), the giant corpse flower (A. titanum) and giant orchid / cane (Grammatophylum speciosum). Height tall dead flowers can reach more than 2 meters.
C. Location

The location of this forest covers an area Tanggamus District, West Lampung and Bengkulu.

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