buttress roots

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Buttress roots of a common tree in the jungle (Borneo)

Maybe a Tualang tree (Koompassia excelsa)? Shorea faguetiana (Dipterocapaceae)?

If you can identify the species of that tree, please post a comment or email me!

For more information about buttress roots, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Buttress_­root

Photo taken in Gunung Mulu National Park (Borneo)

Photo processed in HDR with Tone Mapping from a single RAW exposure.­

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