PLANTATION NEWS – Porang ( Amorphophallus oncophyllus muelleri Blume) is a type of porang plant that grows in forests, can grow under plant stands such as: teak, mahogany, sono keling and sengon. Porang is a shrub (herb) which has tubers in the soil. Porang tubers have high economic value, because they contain glucomannan which is good for health and can be easily processed into food and pharmaceutical industries. This porang plant has strategic value because it has a large enough opportunity for export. with destination countries Japan, China, Vietnam, Australia and so on.
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