John&Jacq~s Garden

Vatica yeechongii is a very rare tropical tree in Peninsular Malaysia

Vatica yeechongii (Resak Daun Panjang in Malay)

Vatica yeechongii is a very rare, thin and crooked tree seen growing along fast-flowing streams. It was first discovered in 2002

This exotic tropical tree was sited in Sungai Lalang Forest Reserve, Selangor and Setul Forest Reserve, Negeri Sembilan in Peninsular Malaysia.

The species has a very restricted distribution with small and fragmented population. Hence, it is listed as critically endangered in the Malaysia Plant Red List.

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