Mt. Palung National Park

REGULATION

Gov.Regulation Decree of the Minister of Forestry No 448/Menhut-VI/1990
Date Juni 3,1990
Large (Hektar) 90.000
Technical implementation Unit Balai Taman Nasional Gunung Palung
Note The area of ​​Gunung Palung National Park has historically been designated as a nature reserve area through Staat Blaad No.4 / 13IB / 1937 dated 29 April 1937 with an area of ​​30,000 Ha. Then, through the Decree of the Minister of Agriculture No. 101 A / Kpts / VIII / 12/1981 dated December 10, 1981 the area of ​​Gunung Palung National Park was changed to 90,000 Ha by pointing to forest group (expansion area), Kepayang Mountain, Seberuang Mountain, Sei Lekahan, Labuhan Batu and surroundings with the status of the area changed to Wildlife Reserve of Mount Trench. At the 3 nd National Nature Conservation Week in Bali on 24 March 1990, the area was declared a National Park with an area of ​​90,000 ha through the Minister of Forestry Declaration No. 448 / Menhut-VI / 1990 dated March 6, 1990.

This national park is the only and the largest Dipterocarpus tropical forest in Kalimantan. Approximately 65 percent of the area, still a primary forest that is not disturbed human activity and has many communities of plants and wildlife.

Mount Palung National Park is one of nature conservation areas with high biodiversity, and various ecosystem types such as mangrove forests, swamp forests, peat swamps, freshwater swamp forests, tropical forests, and mountain forests that are always covered in fog .

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION

Province Kalimantan Barat
City/Regency Kabupaten Ketapang
District
  1. Kecamatan Matan Hilir Utara,
  2. Kecamatan Sukadana,
  3. Kecamatan Simpang Hilir,
  4. Kecamatan Nanga Tayap
  5. Kecamatan Sandai
Village

 

PHYSICAL CONDITION

Elevation (mDpl)
…?-1.116
Topology&Geology
Climate
type climate…?(Schmit&Ferguson);
Temperature
 25,5’– 35’C; Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Council check …

POTENTIAL BIOTIK AREA

Habitat

Mountain
Mt. Palung(1.116 mDpl); Mt. Panti (1.050 m. dpl)
Lake
River
River Matan; River Simpang

Flora

Endemik
Identification Like other areas of West Borneo, this area is generally covered by jelutung (Dyera costulata), ramin (Gonystylus bancanus), resin (Agathis borneensis), pulai (Alstonia scholaris), rengas (Gluta renghas), ironwood (Eusideroxylon zwageri), Bruguiera sp ., Lumnitzera sp., Rhizophora sp., Sonneratia sp., Fig, and medicinal plants.

Plants that are unique in this national park is the black orchid (Coelogyne pandurata), which is easily seen on the Matan River, especially in February-April. The attractiveness of black orchids is seen in the form of flowers marked with green with a combination of black spots on the center of the flower, and the blooming time between 5-6 days.

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Overview of flora in West Borneo
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Fauna

Endemik
Identification Primates: bekantan (Nasalis larvatus), orangutan (Pongo satyrus), macaca (Macaca nemestrina nemestrina), klampiau (Hylobates muelleri),

Mammals: lariscus hosei, deer (Muntiacus muntjak pleiharicus), sun bear (Helarctos malayanus euryspilus), slow loris (Nyticebus coucang borneanus), mouse deer (Tragulus napu borneanus), walnut squirrel (Rheithrosciurus macrotis) …

Birds: Rhinoceros hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros borneoensis), wild chickens (Gallus gallus), ivang ivory (Rhinoplax vigil), …

Reptiles: Crocodile siamens (Crocodylus siamensis), ivory turtles (Orlitia borneensis), sea turtle (Caretta caretta), …

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Overview of fauna in West Borneo
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Invertebrata ===> click here

SOURCE:

Website
  1. pesona.indonesia.travel; Agustus 2017 
  2. kalimantan-news.com; Agustus 2017
  3. wisatapontianak.com; Agustus 2017
  4. mongabay.co.id; Agustus 2017
  5. id.wikipedia.org; Agustus 2017
Blog
PDF
  1. Statistik Dirjen KSDAE 2015; Dirjen KSDAE (Link: drive.google.com)
  2. Statistik Kehutanan tahun 2014; DINAS KEHUTANAN
    PROVINSI KALIMANTAN BARAT 2015 (Link: drive.google.com)
  3. PERILAKU BERSARANG ORANGUTAN KALIMANTAN (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii, Tiedemann 1808) DI TIPE HABITAT YANG BERBEDA DI STASIUN PENELITIAN CABANG PANTI, TAMAN NASIONAL GUNUNG PALUNG, KALIMANTAN BARAT; MUHAMAD RUSDA YAKIN, PROGRAM STUDI BIOLOGI, FAKULTAS SAINS DAN TEKNOLOGI, UNIVERSITAS ISLAM NEGERI SYARIF HIDAYATULLAH, JAKARTA, 2013 (Link: drive.google.com)
  4. Status Populasi Satwa Primata di Taman Nasional Gunung Palung dan Daerah Penyangga, Kalimantan Barat; Didik Prasetyo, Fakultas Biologi Universitas Nasional dan Jito Sugardjito, Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia Fauna and Flora International – Indonesia Programme, Pusat Laboratorium Universitas Nasional; 2010 (Link: drive.google.com)

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