Dr. Rahayu Sukmaria Hj Sukri

Senior Assistant Professor


Educational Qualifications: BSc Ed (Brunei), MSc, PhD (Aberdeen)

Research Interests

  • Tropical forest ecology and conservation.
  • Tropical plant diversity and community ecology.
  • Peat swamp ecology and conservation.
  • The ecological effects and impact of invasive plants in Brunei Darussalam.


  • SB-1203 Skills in Biological Sciences
  • SB-2401 Plants and People
  • SB-4302 Tropical Forest Ecology
  • SB-4323 Population, Community and Ecosystem Ecology


  • HroneŠ, M. et al. Thismia brunneomitra, another new species of Thismia (Thismiaceae) from Ulu Temburong, Brunei Darussalam. Phytotaxa 234, 172 (2015).
  • Din, H., Metali, F. & Sukri, R. S. Tree Diversity and Community Composition of the Tutong White Sands, Brunei Darussalam: A Rare Tropical Heath Forest Ecosystem. Int. J. Ecol. 2015, 1-10 (2015).
  • Lu, M., Davidescu, M., Sukri, R. S. & Daskin, J. H. Termites facilitate root foraging by trees in a Bornean tropical forest. J. Trop. Ecol. 29, 563-566 (2013).
  • Dancáák, M. et al. A new species of Thismia (Thismiaceae) from Brunei Darussalam, Borneo. Phytotaxa 125, 33 (2013).
  • Sukri, R. S., Wahab, R. A., Salim, K. A. & Burslem, D. F. R. P. Habitat Associations and Community Structure of Dipterocarps in Response to Environment and Soil Conditions in Brunei Darussalam, Northwest Borneo. Biotropica 44, 595-605 (2012).