West Sumatra Hutan Lunang Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in West Sumatera Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Hutan Lunang Nature Reserve 

Longitude (DD) 100.90352988
Latitude (DD) -2.17525922
Designation Nature Reserve
Status Proposed
Current Status Not Known
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 17.700
GIS Total Area (ha) 29.453

A flat peatswamp forest with evergreen vegetation up to 30 m high. It is dominated by such species as Litsea sp, Gluta renghas etc. The area has a rich fauna including many protected species. The soil consists of organosolen and glei-humus. Principal vegetation: Swamp vegetation with Litsea sp, Shorea javanica, Santeria oblongifolia.
Site Location
Lunang is located in the area of the proposed Cagar Alam Komplek Hutan Luang. The eastern boundary is approximately 45 km west of Lake Kerinci, the western boundary approximately 7 km from the coast. The main highway passes to the north-west of the site linking the nearby settlement of Tiapan with Sungai Penuh further east.
Special Memmo
Lunang is located in the area of the proposed Cagar Alam Komplek Hutan Luang. The eastern boundary is approximately 45 km west of Lake Kerinci, the western boundary approximately 7 km from the coast. The main highway passes to the north-west of the site linking the nearby settlement of Tiapan with Sungai Penuh further east.

List of Birds (2 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Ciconia episcopus
Egretta garzetta

List of Mammals (3 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Cuon alpinus Vulnerable App II
Manis javanica Lower Risk App II
Panthera tigris Endengered App I

 

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