Sumatran lowland rain forests

WWF Abstract

Like so many flowers, this ecoregion’s Rafflesia blossoms have a distinctive aroma. But these flowers would not make an appealing bouquet. They smell like rotten meat -- all the better to attract the flies that pollinate them. The Rafflesia is just one of a long list of animal and plant species that make up this ecoregion’s diverse web of life.
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Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Area:64,127,998 acres (25,951,680 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park
Bukit Tigah Puluh National Park
Gunung Leuser National Park
Kerinci Seblat National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Way Kambas National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER