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Table 1 Malaysian honey, floral type and sources

From: Physicochemical and antioxidant properties of Malaysian honeys produced by Apis cerana, Apis dorsata and Apis mellifera


Floral type (bee species)

Local (scientific) tree name

Acacia honey

Monofloral (Apis mellifera)

Forest Mangrove or Mangium tree (Acacia mangium)

Pineapple honey

Monofloral (Apis mellifera)

Pineapple (Ananas comosus)

Borneo honey

Monofloral (Apis cerana)

Forest mangrove or Mangium tree (Acacia mangium)

Tualang honey

Multifloral (Apis dorsata)

Tualang tree (Koompassia excelsa)