Sulawesi - Rod Morris Nature Photography
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21009-79011 Sulawesi rattan (Plectocomia muelleri) closeup of spines. Rattans are vine-like palms which scramble through and over other rainforest vegetation.The spines act as hooks to aid climbing, and to deter browsing mammals. Most (70%) of the world's rattan comes from Indonesia, especially from Borneo, Sulawesi, and the Sumbawa Islands. Dumoga Bone National Park, North Sulawesi.

21009-79011 Sulawesi rattan (Plectocomia muelleri) closeup of spines. Rattans are vine-like palms which scramble through and over other rainforest vegetation.The spines act as hooks to aid climbing, and to deter browsing mammals. Most (70%) of the world's rattan comes from Indonesia, especially from Borneo, Sulawesi, and the Sumbawa Islands. Dumoga Bone National Park, North Sulawesi.

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