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Mount Tambuyukon

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Mount Tambuyukon

Mount Tambuyukon
Summit of Mount Tambuyukon
Elevation 2,579 m (8,461 ft)
Location
Location Sabah, Borneo
Range Crocker Range

Mount Tambuyukon or Tamboyukon (Malay: Gunung Tambuyukon) is Malaysia's third highest mountain at 2,579 m (8,462 ft). It lies close to the famous Mount Kinabalu. The mountain supports a wide range of unique flora and fauna, including a number of pitcher plant species of the genus Nepenthes.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Clarke, C.M. 1997. Nepenthes of Borneo. Natural History Publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  2. ^ Clarke, C.M. 1998. The Nepenthes of Mount Tambuyukon, Kinabalu Park. Sabah Parks Nature Journal 1: 1–8.

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