Saturday, 30 June 2012

Back from Ulu Segama of Sabah

Finally reached home after spending a week at Ulu Segama of Sabah. Will post the photos of flora & fauna there when I'm free.

The forest & river of Ulu Segama.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Schismatoglottis jipomii "variegated leaf" (aroid)

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Pattern 1

Pattern 2

Cryptocoryne uenoi from new location

Cryptocoryne pallinidervia from Batang Seterap

First time found Cryptocoryne pallinidervia in the most southern part of its distribution area. (Seterap river) This one is in emersed condition as the peat swamp is completely dried up during this year dry season.

A pollinator on the spathe (flower).

Habitat: peat swamp.

Monday, 18 June 2012

Flora from a limestone outcrop in Sarawak

Cryptocoryne ferruginea.

Close-up of the leaf of Cryptocoryne ferruginea.

Begonia sp.

Begonia speluncae.

Bolbotis. (fern)


Unidentified species.

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Flora & fauna from my secret jungle

Upper pitcher of Nepenthes ampullaria.

Nepenthes reinwardthiana.

Upper pitcher of Nepenthes ampullaria.

Begonia sp. A - short hairy leaf

Begonia sp. B

Begonia sp. C

same or different species from Begonia C ???

Begonia sp. D

Begonia sp. B

Schismatoglottis cf multiflora (rheophytic aroid).



Bromheadia finlaysoniana (orchid).

Alocasia longiloba.

Butterfly (Family: Nymphalidae).

Giant millipede (20cm long).

A butterfly (Family: Lycaenidae) is enjoying the breakfast. Guess what? That "breakfast" is animal dropping!