The Jackpot of Tropical Plants

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Two-thirds of the world’s plants live in tropical areas; the highest number of different trees in a single spot is Lambir Hills National Park, in Sarawak Borneo. In this leafy place there are 1,200 recorded plants in a little over 50 hectares of land!

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