Santol: The santol is believed native to former Indochina and Peninsular Malaysia, and to have been introduced into India, Borneo, Indonesia, the Moluccas, Mauritius, and the Philippines where it has become naturalized. It is commonly cultivated throughout these regions and the fruits are seasonally abundant in the local markets
One of the African Natives Of Asia and the original inhabitants of Malaysia.The Batek (or Bateq) are an indigenous people who live in the rain forest of peninsular Malaysia. Until about 1970 much of inland peninsular Malaysia was difficult to reach for the purposes of logging, so the Batek were widespread throughout that region. Since it is now possible to harvest the trees in that region, the Batek are pretty much confined to Taman Negrara National Park and the surrounding region
Bulbophyllum medusae, Sarawak, Malaysia. This orchid is named for the resemblance of its flowers to the serpentine hair of the mythical Greek creature. A single inflorescence, which lasts only a few days, is composed of 30-100 tiny flowers each with long slender sepals. It is found in Borneo, Sumatra, and Peninsular Malaysia.