Hose Mountains

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Borneo - Hose Mountains highlighted in green

The Hose Mountains (Malay: Pegunungan Hose) are a mountain range in central Sarawak, Borneo. They span the area between the watersheds of the Balleh and Balui Rivers.[1] The mountains are covered in virgin tropical rainforest that supports a rich ecosystem of fauna and flora, including many endemic species. At least 8 species of Nepenthes are native to the mountain range.[1]

The Hose Mountains are named after British colonial administrator and zoologist Charles Hose.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lee, C.C. 2002. Nepenthes species of the Hose Mountains in Sarawak, Borneo. PDF Proceedings of the 4th International Carnivorous Plant Conference, Hiroshima University, Tokyo: 25–30.

Coordinates: 2°00′N 114°10′E / 2.000°N 114.167°E / 2.000; 114.167