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Durio zibethinus  Murray | by Ahmad Fuad Morad
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Durio zibethinus Murray

Bukit Tagar, Hulu Selangor, Malaysia.


Durio zibethinus Murray. Malvaceae. Some classified as Bombaceae. CN: Durian. The 'king of fruits" for South-East Asian and highly revered by the population with hundreds cultivars available. The plant is native to the Malesia region particularly, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. Flowering cauliflory, nocturnal anthesis pollinated by bats.

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Taken on March 30, 2011