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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER