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The flooded forest near Kampong Phluk during the Monsoon Season grows in the lowlands of Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia and<br />
stretching over 300,000 hectares (741,000 acres). The  forest is known to contain more than 200 species <br />
of tree within the forest and bush shrub habitats. The red colour on the water is from the flower buds, and a rare sight, but these red flower buds will wash away very quickly during heavy rains.<br />
The dominant species present along rivers, streams and canals is a tree known in the Khmer language as raing (Barringtonia acutangula). A tall tree that can reach up to 20 meters (66 feet) high, and can survive <br />
in the water for up to nine months at a time.