Home Facts About Java Flora & Fauna
The flora of Indonesia ranges from the tiny orchid to the giant "Rafflesia" plant which has a bloom almost a metre (3.2 feet) in diameter; the largest flower in the world, as well as many other species of plant life which can be seen at the Bogor Botanical Gardens.
Agricultural produce include rubber, coconut, coffee, tea, cocoa, corn, spices, kapok, tobacco, rice, etc. including an abundance of vegetables and fruits.
Indonesia has some of the richest timber resources in the world and the largest concentration of tropical hardwoods. The total area of state-controlled forests is approximately 12.9 million hectares. Meranti constitutes about 56% of the entire timber export. Other varieties include ramin, agathis, teak, pinewood and a range of other timber is smaller quantity, rattan and bamboo.