Borneo

Flora and fauna of Borneo with a bit of art thrown in. :-)
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'Rain' Forest Tree Frog Underside by citizenlouie Tree_Frog
Portrait of Bornean Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta) amongst leaf-litter in forest floor. Taken at night. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
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Amphibians

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Argostemma species from Borneo with Round Leaves, terrarium culture, VERY RARE | eBay
Black Variegated Borneo Ebony – Remarkably Rare!
"Les plantes a feuillage coloré. v.1.  Paris :Rothschild,1867-1870". #vintage #Victorian #botanical #illustration

Misc. Plants

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Leading Lines: A slow shutter image of the Kuching Waterfront located in Sarawak, Malaysia. (© Sharkawi Che Din/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
The Kapuas River (located on the island Borneo) is the longest river in all of Indonesia, stretching for 1.143 km (710 mi).
An aerial view of the Salak River : BORNEO RAIN FOREST : Environmental Photographs: Wildlife Photojournalist Tim Laman, Tim Laman

Rivers & Streams

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Bucephalandra Motoleyana Red , rare plants from Borneo
Bucephalandra sp Kanowit

Aquatic Plants & Biotopes

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Yale University Art Gallery, Shield, Kayan or Kenyah, Indonesia, Borneo, 19th Century, Wood with pigment
Yale University Art Gallery, Shield, Kayan or Kenyah, Indonesia, Borneo, 19th Century, Wood with pigment

Art

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view of rainforest in Borneo at sunrise - shot from a small uphill in Danum Valley. photo by Nara Simhan www.flickr.com/...
The Borneo rainforest is one of the oldest rainforests in the worlds. Thousands of species of flowering plants, trees, terrestrial mammals and birds can be found in these vast canopies, but they are under serious pressure from commerce and changing weather patterns.
Yep, I could do this

Cloud Forest

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Glanycus coendersi - Moths of the genus Glanycus (Thyrididae - Striglininae) ranges from China and India to Borneo.
Lantern Fly (Pyrops heringi) in defensive posture, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Haaniella grayii - stick insect. From the Sarawak rainforests on Island of Borneo.

Insects

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Chocolate gouramis. Biotope for Osphrenemus. from forum.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk
Betta channoides - Snakehead Betta - Adult male collected from Pampang, East Kalimantan, Borneo. Spawning colour pattern.
Stingray Pleco

Fish

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Rafflesia Arnoldi from Indonesia
rafflesia arnoldii the largest individual flower on earth, aka corpse flower. one of the three national flowers of indonesia
rafflesia in full bloom - "Borneo’s Rafflesia is found mainly in the rainforests of Sarawak and Sabah.  This parasitic flower grows to a diameter of more than 3 feet across with a weight of up to 22lbs. and is part of a family of about 20 species..."

Rafflesia

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Gunung Api (Pinnacles) by ExtremeGreen, via Flickr
gunung mulu national park - miri, sarawak by ★ mewot ★, via Flickr
libutron: “The Pinnacles, Mulu National Park, Borneo, Malaysia | ©Manuel Beers Gunung Mulu National Park, on the island of Borneo, is the most studied tropical karst area in the world. The park is...

Pinnacles

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Nepenthes spectabilis North Sumatra
Borneo, in the rain forest: A small woolly bat and its roost, the pitcher of the pitcher plant Nepenthes rafflesiana. Usually, these carnivorous plants get their extra nitrogen from the carcasses of trapped insects. This species, however, uses the feces of bats for this purpose as has been discovered by researchers of the University of Würzburg.  Photo: Michael Schöner
N. burbidgeae on Tambuyukon. A gallery of emblematic Nepenthes species from Borneo. | A garden's chronicle

Pitcher Plants

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bioluminescent fungi in Sarawak

Fungi

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Clouded leopard
The Weird and Wonderful Animals and Plants of Borneo | Photo Explorer
Long thought to be identical to the clouded leopards living on mainland South East Asia, genetic analysis has shown that the Bornean big cat is in fact a separate species.  Its 2 inch canine teeth are the longest of any living feline and lead to comparisons with the long-extinct sabre-tooth tiger.

Cats

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Young fern leaf

Ferns

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Robiquetia borneense
Thecostele alata - A mono-specific genus - this species is found from Bangladesh across to Thailand, Vietnam and Borneo, Philippines and Sumatra. It not often seen in cultivation.
Jungle Mike's secret gardens

Orchids

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Chestnut-breasted malkoha  -  The Chestnut-breasted Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus curvirostris) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. Found in Southeast Asia from Myanmar through to eastern Java, the Philippines and Borneo, it is a large cuckoo measuring up to 49 cm (19 in) with grey and dark green upperparts and chestnut underparts, and a large curved pale upper mandible. The male and female are similar in plumage. Unlike many cuckoos, it builds its nest and raises its own young.
GREEN MAGPIE (Cissa chinensis)  The Green Magpie is a member of the Crow family, roughly about the size of the Eurasian Jay or slightly smaller.  It is found from the lower Himalayas in north eastern India in a broad south easterly band down into central Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and northwestern Borneo via Passarinhando-BIRDS FB
Borneo. "In the heart of the Malay Archipelago awaits the third largest island in the world, where ancient tropical rainforests support a zoological wonderland. There are interesting plants and animal- and bird-life galore, and offshore, the reefs are full of colorful coral and marine life. Don't miss the monkeys in the wild, particularly orangutans. Sample Itinerary: 10-day Camp Leaky on the 100-passenger Orion II (includes a stop at the orangutan rehab center...). From $6,930 per person."

Birds

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Begonia Sizemoreae small starter plant. Very Rare! | eBay
Begonia dracopelta from Borneo Terrarium | eBay
Begonia Chlorosticta Red Form, terrarium culture, VERY RARE #3 | eBay

Begonias

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a close up of a plant with green leaves
Begonia Sizemoreae small starter plant. Very Rare! | eBay
a close up of a plant in a pot
Begonia dracopelta from Borneo Terrarium | eBay
Begonia dracopelta from Borneo Terrarium | eBay
two green and brown leaves in someone's hand with the words referent not for sale
Begonia Chlorosticta Red Form, terrarium culture, VERY RARE #3 | eBay
Begonia Chlorosticta Red Form, terrarium culture, VERY RARE #3 | eBay
a person holding a small green plant in their hand
Argostemma species from Borneo with Round Leaves, terrarium culture, VERY RARE | eBay
the sky is pink and purple as it sets on fire in the water at night
National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012
Leading Lines: A slow shutter image of the Kuching Waterfront located in Sarawak, Malaysia. (© Sharkawi Che Din/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
three pieces of wood sitting on top of each other
Black Variegated Borneo Ebony – Remarkably Rare!
Black Variegated Borneo Ebony – Remarkably Rare!
the insect is sitting on top of the window with drops of water around it's surface
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'Rain' Forest Tree Frog Underside by citizenlouie Tree_Frog
a brown and black insect sitting on top of a leaf
Portrait of Bornean Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta) amongst leaf-litter in forest floor. Taken at night. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
a frog sitting on top of a leaf covered in brown and green leaves, looking at the camera
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a penny with a small piece of metal on it
Frogs Are Awesome!
scienceyoucanlove: “Microhyla borneensis (junior synonym Microhyla nepenthicola), also known as the Mantang narrow-mouthed frog, is a species of microhylid frog found in the Matang Range in Sarawak, Borneo. It was once the smallest known frog from...
a close up of a bug on leaves in the ground with it's eyes closed
Who Peed in this Guy's Cherrio's??
a black and white frog sitting on top of green moss
Ambystoma opacum
(Ambystoma opacum) The ""marbled salamander"" is a species of mole salamander found in the eastern United States.
a red and black insect on a white surface
I like animals
Glanycus coendersi - Moths of the genus Glanycus (Thyrididae - Striglininae) ranges from China and India to Borneo.
a small leopard walking across a cement road next to green grass and palm leaf stalks
Clouded leopard
"Les plantes a feuillage coloré. v.1.  Paris :Rothschild,1867-1870". #vintage #Victorian #botanical #illustration Botanical Prints, Botanical Art, Botanical Illustration, Botanical Drawings, Botanical, Vintage Botanical, Botanica
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"Les plantes a feuillage coloré. v.1. Paris :Rothschild,1867-1870". #vintage #Victorian #botanical #illustration
two children are playing in the woods with an unusual flower
8 Interesting Plants You Have To See To Believe
Rafflesia Arnoldi from Indonesia
a potted plant with water droplets on it
from Borneo
three flowers with green leaves hanging from the stems in front of a black background,
quiet-nymph
Nepenthes spectabilis North Sumatra
a close up of a flower on a plant
Informationsdienst Wissenschaft - Bild zu: Bats Feed Plants
Borneo, in the rain forest: A small woolly bat and its roost, the pitcher of the pitcher plant Nepenthes rafflesiana. Usually, these carnivorous plants get their extra nitrogen from the carcasses of trapped insects. This species, however, uses the feces of bats for this purpose as has been discovered by researchers of the University of Würzburg. Photo: Michael Schöner
the flowers are starting to bloom on the tree
Robiquetia borneense (Rchb.f.) V. Agustin, com. nov.
Robiquetia borneense
a flower that is sitting in the grass
A gallery of emblematic Nepenthes species from Borneo.
N. burbidgeae on Tambuyukon. A gallery of emblematic Nepenthes species from Borneo. | A garden's chronicle
a pitcher plant hanging from a tree in the forest with lots of green leaves around it
File:N.macrophylla a.jpg - Encyclopedia of Life
Nepenthes macrophylla is a large carnivorous pitcher plant known only from the summit of Mount Trus Madi on the island of Borneo. This species is thought to be the most endangered highland Nepenthes of Borneo. It is threatened by habitat destruction and over-collecting for the international plant trade. More about this plant: http://eol.org/pages/5471586/details Image by hirosi SBM via Wikimedia Commons (public domain)
a large green leaf in the middle of some trees
Alocasia Borneo Giant (10)
https://flic.kr/p/4jUZ1T | Alocasia Borneo Giant (10) | A close up of the leaf shows how different borneo giant is from Macorrhiza and odora by having tons of ripples once mature. This is a good way to tell it apart from other forms. Still when young they are very hard to tell apart.
some red stems are growing next to green plants in a glass house with lots of windows
Cyrtostachys renda from Thailand, Sumatra & Borneo.
a close up of a very pretty flower on a plant with lots of dirt around it
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Nepenthes villosa from Borneo
an oil painting of pitchers and plants on the ground
Discover Artworks
Other Species of Pitcher Plants from Sarawak, Borneo
an illustration of a plant with flowers and leaves
John Innes special collection botanical drawings Nepenthes - InnerWorlds
Carnivorous plant Nepenthes rafflesiana from Curtis's botanical magazine, plate 4285 (1847) is a pitcher plant from Borneo, Sumatra, Malaysia and Singapore. Nepenthes rafflesiana has pitcher traps up to 35cm long.
a potted plant with pink flowers and green leaves in the middle of a garden
Hoya undulata
Hoya undulata from Sarawak/Borneo
an orchid with red and white spots on it
Thecostele alata 2018-01-08 01
Thecostele alata - A mono-specific genus - this species is found from Bangladesh across to Thailand, Vietnam and Borneo, Philippines and Sumatra. It not often seen in cultivation.
a blue and white butterfly sitting on top of a leaf
Lantern Fly (Pyrops heringi) in defensive posture, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
an image of a painting of plants in the forest
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Bornéo couleur
a close up of a person's arm with an insect on it
Haaniella grayii - stick insect. From the Sarawak rainforests on Island of Borneo.
a painting of flowers and leaves on a rock
Curious Plants from the Forest of Matang, Sarawak, Borneo | Art UK
Curious Plants from the Forest of Matang, Sarawak, Borneo
three green and yellow lizards climbing up a tree
Flower Garden
The lantern bug (Pyrops candelabria) is a tropical insect belonging to one of the more than 32,000 species of the homoptera order. What looks like a nose is actually an extended mouth so that these plant feeders can suck the sap from plants and trees.” The Myth Behind the Lantern Bug
a close up of a bird with a red head and blue wings on it's face
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Chestnut-breasted malkoha - The Chestnut-breasted Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus curvirostris) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. Found in Southeast Asia from Myanmar through to eastern Java, the Philippines and Borneo, it is a large cuckoo measuring up to 49 cm (19 in) with grey and dark green upperparts and chestnut underparts, and a large curved pale upper mandible. The male and female are similar in plumage. Unlike many cuckoos, it builds its nest and raises its own young.
a green beetle sitting on top of a wooden branch
The soul is bone
The soul is bone. Frog-legged Beetle(Sagra Femorata). Their common name derives from the striking resemblance of their hind legs to those of a frog. They dot use these for jumping. Rather, these powerful legs are used to hold tightly to the stems of plants. In this manner they remain firmly attached while feeding. This insect species is endemic to portions of Malaysia, Java, Sumatra, Borneo, and the Philippines. Within their native range they are typically found in regions of jungle. Photo...
a green leaf laying on the ground next to some rocks and leaves in the woods
Hort Log
Hort Log: Begonia from Borneo
a close up of a plant with leaves and dirt on it's surface,
Hoya waymaniae borneo
a green and white plant with purple flowers on it's leaves, in front of a black background
The Asian Violet (Primulina) originate from Sri Lanka and India through the Himalayas into China and South East Asia down the Malay Peninsula and as far as Sumatra, Java and Borneo. They are actually
a close up view of some pink flowers on a blue tile background with the center surrounded by smaller white and pink flowers
Hoya sp. Borneo Cutting IML 1895 [1895x] - $16.00 : Buy Hoya Plants Online in Many Species from SRQ Hoyas Today!
a close up of a long legged insect on a piece of wood
"Walking Leaf" insect ~ from the Walking Stick family of insects.
Phobaeticus chani, a stick bug from Borneo, is the world's longest insect. Looking like a pencil-thin shoot of bamboo, large specimens of by fay
two fish are swimming in an aquarium
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Chocolate gouramis. Biotope for Osphrenemus. from forum.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk
a black and red striped flower on top of a green leafy plant in the forest
The rainforests of Borneo & Southeast Asia
Jungle Mike's secret gardens
a colorful bird sitting on top of a tree branch
GREEN MAGPIE (Cissa chinensis) The Green Magpie is a member of the Crow family, roughly about the size of the Eurasian Jay or slightly smaller. It is found from the lower Himalayas in north eastern India in a broad south easterly band down into central Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and northwestern Borneo via Passarinhando-BIRDS FB
a yellow and blue bug sitting on top of a green leaf
Calvisia punctulata Redtenbacher
Phasmid - this one is gorgeous- Calvisia punctulata
a green plant growing out of the side of a tree stump in an aquarium filled with water
Bucephalandra Collection - rare plants from Borneo
Bucephalandra Motoleyana Red , rare plants from Borneo
a blue and green insect with yellow dots on it's body hanging from a tree
Aphids, Scale Insects, Leafhoppers, and Tree Hoppers Archives - What's That Bug?
Lanternfly -------- found this interesting, I have never seen one before ------- and it looks nothing like the lightening bugs from here ------ wondering if the back end lights up too since it is called a lanternfly
a bird with a red and yellow beak sitting on a tree branch
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Borneo. "In the heart of the Malay Archipelago awaits the third largest island in the world, where ancient tropical rainforests support a zoological wonderland. There are interesting plants and animal- and bird-life galore, and offshore, the reefs are full of colorful coral and marine life. Don't miss the monkeys in the wild, particularly orangutans. Sample Itinerary: 10-day Camp Leaky on the 100-passenger Orion II (includes a stop at the orangutan rehab center...). From $6,930 per person."
an image of a plant that is growing out of the ground with water droplets on it
Bucephalandra sp. Semadang