ICBG Cuc-Phong Atlas

Cuc Phuong National Park is a 20,480-hectar forest-covered hilly limestone formation located about 100 km southwest of Hanoi, Vietnam. The greater portion of the forest covered on this tract of land involves evergreen, broad-leaf tropical rain forest.

In 1998, an international collaborative effort was initiated to inventory the seed plants of this park. Documentation is crucial, as it allows verification of names should questions arise regarding taxonomic identification of listed species. According to the inventory, almost 2,000 plant species are found in the park, of which about 1,700 comprise flowering plants.