Mengkundur tree in Bukit Mertajam probably country’s tallest

Trekkers walking along the dam wall at Cherok To’kun Forest Reserve in Bukit Mertajam, Penang. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

ONE of the biggest and tallest trees in the country — definitely the champ in Penang — is located 15-minutes away at Cherok To’kun Forest Reserve in Bukit Mertajam, on mainland Penang.

The short walk up the hill from the poolside trail entrance will lead to this giant Mengkundur (Tetrameles) tree.

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