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Royal Belum-Temengor Rainforest : The Hidden Treasure of Perak

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  • August 2019
  • Pages
    300
  • Publisher
    Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia and Kementerian Air, Tanah dan Sumber Asli
  • Language
    English
  • ISBN
    9789674613655
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Abstract

Royal Belum-Temengor Rainforest: The Hidden Treasure of Perak presents the latest information on the richness of flora and fauna species found in the Royal Belum-Temengor Rainforest, Perak. The rainforest, which covers an area of 117,500 ha, comprises of Gerik Forest Reserve and Belum Forest Reserve has been gazetted as Perak state park in the year 2000. Enriched with magnificent photos of over 70 species of flora and 200 species of fauna as well as brief and precise information of each species, this coffee table book also include the QR code linking each species to added information on the Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS) website, which is the national repository center for Malaysian biological diversity. This book is prepared following the Royal Belum project initiated in November 2015 and February 2016, and in conjunction with "Program Perintis Inventori Koleksi Saintifik Biodiversiti 2017".

Citation

Nik Ahmad Irwan Izzauddin, N. H., Suhaila, A.H. & Zarul, H.H. (2019). Royal Belum-Temengor Rainforest : The Hidden Treasure of Perak. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia and Kementerian Air, Tanah dan Sumber Asli. pp. 300.

Species   250 records

by Kingdom Species
  • Animals 182
  • Plants 52
  • Fungus 12
  • Eubacteria 4
  • Total 250
by IUCN Status Species
  • Critically Endangered 3
  • Endangered 6
  • Vulnerable 9
  • Near Threatened 6
  • Least Concern 91
  • Data Deficient 3
  • Total 118
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