|Flora in Kerinci Seblat National Park is divided into:1. Lowland vegetation (200 – 600 m asl)|
2. Vegetation of mountains / hills (600 – 1,500 m asl)
3. Vegetation montana (1,500 – 2,500 m asl)
4. Vegetation of gleichenia grove / fern (2,500 – 2,800 m asl)
5. Sub alpine vegetation (2,300 – 3,200 m asl)
Here is the identification of flora in this National Park:
No less than 4,000 species of flora (63 families) are found in areas dominated by Dipterocarpaceae, Leguminosae, Lauraceae, Myrtaceae, Bommacaceae, Moraceae, Anacardiaceae, Myristicaceae, Euphorbiaceae and Meliaceae families. While at an altitude of 500 m – 2000 m above sea level. dominated by the family Fagaceae, Erycaceae and sub alpine bushes of the Vaccinium and Rhododendron species.
Some of the typical vegetation types in Kerinci Seblat National Park include Histiopteris insica (the highest vascular plant) in the crater wall of Mount Kerinci, various types of Nepenthes sp, Pinus mercusii Kerinci strain, Wooden rug (Harpullia arborea), Raflesia Flower (Rafflesia arnoldi) Agathis sp.
The results of the Biological Science Club (BScC) study in 1993 in the buffer zone area found 115 types of ethnobotanical vegetation widely used by local people for various purposes such as for medicines, cosmetics, food, mosquito repellent and household purposes.
Pinus Kerinci (Pinus merkusii Kerinci strain), Wood Pacat (Harpulia alborera), Rafflesia Flower (Rafflesia arnoldi), Carrion Flower (Amorphophallus titanium and A. decussilvae).
More search required …