This dramatic species is found in Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra and we have seen it high on trees exposed to good light. It is easily distinguished from Bulbophyllum and Coelogyne by its two chunky leaves (just like our epigeniums at home) We have seen plants growing at Semenggoh and Santubong both at around 200m altitude […]
Thankfully Hi-bread is open very early even on Sunday as we are diving to near the Indonesian border for our last forest day on Mount Pueh
The student team on this trip have been fantastic, and have seemed completely at home in the forest, meeting local scientists and VIPs, or running workshops at MRSM. They have worked really hard and so it is great when an opportunity comes to have a sit down and what could make a better seat than […]
We have come across some great animals on our trip, but surely, one of the weirdest is this female Trilobite Beetle (the males look completely different) It is about 6cm long and is called a Trilobite due to its resemblance to the long extinct family of sea creatures, but it is not a living fossil, […]
How big would you expect a Borneo Forest Dragon to be? Well here is the one that appeared from behind a large tree stump on Santubong and posed for photos. This is a female with small spikes on the back of its neck, the male has long spikes.