Tagged: Tenom

Wild mangosteen of Borneo 9

Wild mangosteen of Borneo

Mangosteen is also known as “Queen of Fruits” and most of you may have tried it. The skin of ordinary mangosteen is in purple color, as shown in photo below: However, I only find...

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Orchid Gardens of Sabah Agriculture Park

Orchid is such a charismatic flower that some enthusiasts would risk their lives to collect it in the wild. Luckily, you can see many precious orchid species in Sabah Agriculture Park (Taman Pertanian Sabah)...

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The longest orchid leaf in the world

“Over here!”, Mr. Jain Linton, the botanist guide from Sabah Agriculture Park (Taman Pertanian Sabah) in Tenom, sounds really excited when he shows us “Ekor Tikus”, which has the longest orchid leaf in the...

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The largest orchid leaf in the world

The largest orchid leaf belongs to Elephant Ear Orchid (species name: Phalaenopsis gigantea). The photos below are taken in Sabah Agriculture Park (Taman Pertanian Sabah) in Tenom. Our guide says, Elephant ear orchid is...

Murut’s Kalimaran Festival 4

Murut’s Kalimaran Festival

Sabah has over 32 indigneous groups, and each ethnic would have 5 or more sub-ethnic, so many that even Sabah Cultural Board can’t tell who they are by looking at the custom (I asked...