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Indonesia

Plants

What makes Indonesia’s rapid clearing of rainforest areas all the more disheartening is that these areas are home to more types of flora than could be listed in this guide – from tiny moss species and spectacular orchids, to massive mangrove systems and the world’s tallest flower (with the testosterone-charged name Amorphohallus titanum). Then there’s one of the world’s most infamous plants: the rafflesia. Environ­mental degradation may be severe, but Sumatra and Kalimantan still present some of the best opportunities in the world to explore rainforest environments.