We have a main purpose when selecting certain hemisphere to go for travel. If we want experience snow, we must travel up north like Countries near to the artic, or go to the countries that have 4 season.
So if someone plan to visit Malaysia, among the main objective is to enjoy the rich greenery. From Wikipedia:
“Rainforests are also responsible for 28% of the world’s oxygen turnover, sometimes misnamed oxygen production, processing it through photosynthesis from carbon dioxide and storing it as carbon through biosequestration.”
Rain forest of the world, image from wikipedia..
All the rainforest are located at the equatorial zone, means Malaysia are among the Oxygen contributor. The hard way to see thousand of tropical rainforest species is by walking inside the rainforest itself and Malaysia got few National Park that you can do it.
But if you are not the adventure type with tight safety concern, just go to the botanical garden. Although not all the species planted, many of the main flora are available. Plus got all the modern amenities and comprehensive information both natural or scientific.
Some of the Main botanical Garden are:
1)Putrajaya Botanical Garden
Located in well manage and number on garden city in Malaysia. This Federal Administrative Capital got comprehensive botanical garden as as a centre for education and research.
2)Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve
Pic from okepuisi.com.
It’s actually a forest itself, but the important things is this forest reserve located at in the heart of hustle and bustle Kuala Lumpur. This oldest forest reserve in Malaysia also have the Kuala Lumpur Tower (KL Tower) built on top of it…
3)Kepong Botanical Garden
FRIM arboretum (collection of living trees)-for scientific study or the conservation of genetic resources.
Manage by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). This botanical garden is more focused on tropical forestry research, both within the country and abroad.
Others Botanical Garden around Malaysia within the city reach are Melaka Botanical Garden and Penang Botanic Gardens.