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Philippine Native Trees

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National Tree of the Philippines "Narra" Pterocarpus indicus | OPHIRPH.COM

Pterocarpus indicus or Narra was one of two species (the other being Eysenhardtia polystacha) used as a source for the 16th- to 18th-century traditional diuretic known as lignum nephriticum. Many populations of Pterocarpus indicus are seriously threatened. It is extinct in Vietnam and possibly in Sri Lanka and Peninsular

BANUYO (Wallaceodendron celebicum) This salt-tolerant native tree is great for erosion control.  It’s also called the “honey tree”. Banuyo is classified as Endangered (DAO 2007-1).  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ #‎KeepingitNative‬  ‪#‎ForestProtection‬  PLANT AND NURTURE A NATIVE TREE TODAY!  (c) Native Trees 101: Up Close And Personal  June 14, 2016 All About Plants, Forest Plants, Erosion Control, Flowering Trees, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Bonsai, Philippines, Nativity

BANUYO (Wallaceodendron celebicum) This salt-tolerant native tree is great for erosion control. It’s also called the “honey tree”. Banuyo is classified as Endangered (DAO 2007-1). “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ #‎KeepingitNative‬ ‪#‎ForestProtection‬ PLANT AND NURTURE A NATIVE TREE TODAY! (c) Native Trees 101: Up Close And Personal June 14, 2016

SABLOT (Litsea glutinosa) This fast-growing tree is great for plantation. Seeds contain aromatic oil, gum from its bark is used to make white soap, and fibers can be used to make ropes or for paper pulp. It also has a lot of medicinal values.  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!”  #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees #Rainforestation #KeepingitNative #ForestProtection  Source: Philippine Native Trees 202:Up Close and Personal All About Plants, Forest Plants, Fast Growing Trees, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Ropes, Trees To Plant, Forests, Botany

SABLOT (Litsea glutinosa) This fast-growing tree is great for plantation. Seeds contain aromatic oil, gum from its bark is used to make white soap, and fibers can be used to make ropes or for paper pulp. It also has a lot of medicinal values. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees #Rainforestation #KeepingitNative #ForestProtection Source: Philippine Native Trees 202:Up Close and Personal

YAKAL SAPLUNGAN (Hopea plagata) Yakal Saplungan is known for its growth quality which is faster than most dipterocarp species.  “Protect our trees, our forests-our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Like our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RFRIphils January 25, 2016 All About Plants, Forest Plants, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Trees To Plant, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Bonsai, Philippines

YAKAL SAPLUNGAN (Hopea plagata) Yakal Saplungan is known for its growth quality which is faster than most dipterocarp species. “Protect our trees, our forests-our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Like our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RFRIphils January 25, 2016

LIPOTE (Syzygium polycephaloides) Aside from its medicinal uses, Lipote fruit are also used to make jams and wines. This native tree is found only in the Philippines!  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #KeepingitNative #ForestProtection  Source: Philippine Native Trees 101:Up Close and Personal Trees To Plant, Plant Leaves, Best Herbs To Grow, Forest Plants, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Native Plants, Forests, Landscape Architecture

LIPOTE (Syzygium polycephaloides) Aside from its medicinal uses, Lipote fruit are also used to make jams and wines. This native tree is found only in the Philippines! “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #KeepingitNative #ForestProtection Source: Philippine Native Trees 101:Up Close and Personal

APITONG (Dipterocarpus grandiflorus) This native tree is commonly used by communities to in watersheds for erosion control. Varnish, adhesive, production and waterproofing of paper are some of the products of this tree. According to the IUCN Red List, Apitong is crtically endangered due to logging.  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees #Rainforestation #ForestProtection  April 4, 2016 Bike Work Stand, Trees To Plant, Plant Leaves, Forest Plants, Erosion Control, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Forests, Botany

APITONG (Dipterocarpus grandiflorus) This native tree is commonly used by communities to in watersheds for erosion control. Varnish, adhesive, production and waterproofing of paper are some of the products of this tree. According to the IUCN Red List, Apitong is crtically endangered due to logging. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees #Rainforestation #ForestProtection April 4, 2016

DAO (Dracontomelon dao) This typhoon-rescilent tree is now becoming rare due to logging. Years ago, you will always see a Dao or ‘Pacific Walnut’ in forests all over the country.  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎KeepingitNative‬‪#‎ForestProtection‬  (c) Philippine Natie Trees 101: Up Close and Personal  July 28, 2016 Forest Plants, Wood Tree, July 28, Dog Paintings, Flowering Trees, Trees To Plant, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Philippines

DAO (Dracontomelon dao) This typhoon-rescilent tree is now becoming rare due to logging. Years ago, you will always see a Dao or ‘Pacific Walnut’ in forests all over the country. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎KeepingitNative‬‪#‎ForestProtection‬ (c) Philippine Natie Trees 101: Up Close and Personal July 28, 2016

MAYAPIS (Shorea palosapis) Mayapis is only found in the Philippines and is categorized as Critically Endangered by IUCN (2012). This native tree is great for windbreaks and soil erosion.  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎ForestProtection‬  (The Philippine Native Trees 202 Up Close And Personal, 2015)  June 30, 2016 Bike Work Stand, Forest Plants, June 30, Flowering Trees, Trees To Plant, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Philippines, Nativity

MAYAPIS (Shorea palosapis) Mayapis is only found in the Philippines and is categorized as Critically Endangered by IUCN (2012). This native tree is great for windbreaks and soil erosion. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎ForestProtection‬ (The Philippine Native Trees 202 Up Close And Personal, 2015) June 30, 2016

NIOG-NIOGAN (Ficus psuedopalma) This fast growing tree is found only in the Philippines. Local knowledge about Niog-Niogan includes the use of leaves to cover/ wrap the meat or fish in order to add more flavors when cooking.  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎ForestProtection‬  (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013)  April 6, 2016 Fast Growing Trees, Growing Herbs, Forest Plants, Dog Paintings, Ficus, Flowering Trees, Trees To Plant, Forests, Landscape Architecture

NIOG-NIOGAN (Ficus psuedopalma) This fast growing tree is found only in the Philippines. Local knowledge about Niog-Niogan includes the use of leaves to cover/ wrap the meat or fish in order to add more flavors when cooking. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎ForestProtection‬ (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013) April 6, 2016

KAPA-KAPA (Medinilla magnifica) There are about 125 Medinilla species found in t… - Modern Forest Plants, Ornamental Plants, Landscaping Plants, Founded In, Native Plants, Landscape Architecture, Planting Flowers, Philippines, Orchids

KAPA-KAPA (Medinilla magnifica) There are about 125 Medinilla species found in the Philippines and Kapa-kapa or Medinilla magnifica Lindl is the most grand and famous of them all! This flowering plant serves as a great ornamental plant for landscaping. Kapa-kapa is also endemic to the country. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees #Rainforestation #ForestProtection (The Philippine Native Trees 202 Up Close And Personal, 2015)

DUHAT (Syzygium cumini) Fruits of Duhat are used as jams and wines. This native tree is also known to have have a lot of medicinal value. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life! Forest Plants, August 17, Flowering Trees, Trees To Plant, School Projects, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Farming, Banks

DUHAT (Syzygium cumini) Fruits of Duhat are used as jams and wines. This native tree is also known to have have a lot of medicinal value. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #KeepingitNative August 17, 2016

KAMAGONG GUBAT (Diospyros philippinensis) Due to the over exploitation for its black ebony, this tree is classified as ‘Endangered’ in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2013).  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #ForestProtection  (Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014 by Ken Fern)  April 19, 2016 Forest Plants, Wood Tree, April 19, Flowering Trees, Tropical Plants, Trees To Plant, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Nativity

KAMAGONG GUBAT (Diospyros philippinensis) Due to the over exploitation for its black ebony, this tree is classified as ‘Endangered’ in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2013). “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #ForestProtection (Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014 by Ken Fern) April 19, 2016

KALUMPIT (Terminalia microcarpa) Found only in the Philippines! Fruits of Kalumpit are used as jams and wines. The bark of this tree contains tannin which is used to make lotions.  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #ForestProtection  (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013)  June 27, 2016 Best Herbs To Grow, Forest Plants, Wood Tree, Trees To Plant, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Wines, Philippines, Nativity

KALUMPIT (Terminalia microcarpa) Found only in the Philippines! Fruits of Kalumpit are used as jams and wines. The bark of this tree contains tannin which is used to make lotions. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #ForestProtection (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013) June 27, 2016

TALISAY (Terminalia cattapa) Also called the Umbrella Tree or Almond Tree! Talisay is the ‘only tree species that emulates autumn in tropical Philippines.’  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!”  #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #KeepingitNative #ForestProtection  Source: Philippine Native Trees 101:Up Close and Personal Trees To Plant, Plant Leaves, Best Herbs To Grow, Umbrella Tree, All About Plants, Forest Plants, Window Planters, Wood Tree, Nature Animals

TALISAY (Terminalia cattapa) Also called the Umbrella Tree or Almond Tree! Talisay is the ‘only tree species that emulates autumn in tropical Philippines.’ “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #KeepingitNative #ForestProtection Source: Philippine Native Trees 101:Up Close and Personal

TIBIG (Ficus nota) This fast-growing native tree is widely known as the “water tree” because of community experiences that show significant increase of water volume when Tibig trees are planted. It can also serve as a nurse tree for slow-growing plants nearby. Many native animals benefit from Tibig because of its fruit and stem which gives drinkable water when cut. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013) March 17… Fast Growing Trees, Growing Plants, Forest Plants, Ficus, Flowering Trees, Trees To Plant, Botany, Landscape Architecture, Philippines

TIBIG (Ficus nota) This fast-growing native tree is widely known as the “water tree” because of community experiences that show significant increase of water volume when Tibig trees are planted. It can also serve as a nurse tree for slow-growing plants nearby. Many native animals benefit from Tibig because of its fruit and stem which gives drinkable water when cut. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013) March 17…

KAMAGONG (Diospyros blancoi) Commonly known as Mabolo; This tree is also called as the Velvet Apple by other countries. Due to logging for its wood in the Philippines, Kamagong is categorized as Critically Endangered (DENR DAO 2007-1).  “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees #Rainforestation #ForestProtection  (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013)  February 26, 2016 Garden Trees, Trees To Plant, Bike Work Stand, Forest Plants, Fast Growing Trees, Bonsai Art, Wood Tree, Rare Plants, Nature Animals

KAMAGONG (Diospyros blancoi) Commonly known as Mabolo; This tree is also called as the Velvet Apple by other countries. Due to logging for its wood in the Philippines, Kamagong is categorized as Critically Endangered (DENR DAO 2007-1). “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees #Rainforestation #ForestProtection (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013) February 26, 2016