The Hose Mountains (Malay: Pegunungan Hose) are a mountain range in central Sarawak, Borneo. They span the area between the watersheds of the Balleh and Balui Rivers.[1] The mountains are covered in virgin tropical rainforest that supports a rich ecosystem of fauna and flora, including many endemic species. At least 8 species of Nepenthes are native to the mountain range.[1]

Borneo - Hose Mountains highlighted in green

The Hose Mountains are named after British colonial administrator and zoologist Charles Hose.

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  1. ^ a b Lee, C.C. 2002. "Nepenthes species of the Hose Mountains in Sarawak, Borneo" (PDF). Proceedings of the 4th International Carnivorous Plant Conference, Hiroshima University, Tokyo: 25–30.

2°7′37″N 113°45′24″E / 2.12694°N 113.75667°E / 2.12694; 113.75667