The stem of a rattan palm (Calamus rotang) with thorns and modified leaves growing directly from the trunk, in the tropical rainforest on the watershed of the Tarutao Island (Ko Tarutao) in the Malacca Strait of Andaman Sea. Tarutao National Park, Satun District, Southwestern Thailand (on the border with Malaysia), Malay Peninsula, Indian ocean.
Image author - Dr. Alexander Bogolyubov, February, 2014
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