A large number of rare and precious woodland plants have been discovered in Cat Ba National Park in Hai Phong province.

The plants, including Ceylon boxwood (canthium didynum), aloe wood, and the South Indian conifer podocarpus wallichianus, have been found in the mountains in the May Bau-Ao Ech area of the park.

The discovery is part of research being conducted by Do Xuan Thiep, a forestry expert at Cat Ba National Park.-VNA