Does Malaysia have tropical rainforests?
Malaysia has one of the most complex tropical rainforest ecosystems in the world. The country as a whole has a tropical maritime climate. It is also a relatively small country, and with a land area of only about 33 million ha, is about the size of the British Isles.
How many rainforests are there in Malaysia?
Malaysia Forest Information and Data
|Total Land Area (1000 ha)||32855|
|Total Forest Area (1000 ha)||20456|
|Percent Forest Cover||62|
|Primary Forest Cover (1000 ha)||3820|
|Primary Forest, % total forest||19|
What is the environment like in Malaysia?
Malaysia enjoys tropical weather year round however due to its proximity to water the climate is often quite humid. Despite this, the weather is never too hot and temperatures range from a mild 20°C to 30°C average throughout the year; however the highlands experience cooler temperatures.
What is the type of forest that has the largest area in Malaysia?
Tropical rainforests encompass between 59% to 70% of Malaysia’s total land area, of which 11.6% is pristine.
What kind of trees are in Malaysia?
The Sabahan Yellowwood Pine is a coniferous species endemic to Malaysia.
Native Plants Of Malaysia.
|Native Plants of Malaysia||Scientific Name|
|Malaysian Mangosteen||Garcinia eugeniaefolia|
|Mount Kinabalu Yellowwood Pine||Podocarpus brevifolius|
|Wild Areca Palm||Areca triandra|
|Sabah Highlands Pitcher Plant||Nepenthes rajah|