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WHITE LAUAN (Shorea contorta Vidal) A splendid view upon entering the Makiling Botanical Gardens in UP Los Baños! This Dipterocarpaceae can be found anywhere else in the country except in Palawan. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Shorea contorta. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Bike Work Stand, Forest Plants, Wood Tree, Palawan, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant, Botanical Gardens, Nativity, Flora

WHITE LAUAN (Shorea contorta Vidal) A splendid view upon entering the Makiling Botanical Gardens in UP Los Baños! This Dipterocarpaceae can be found anywhere else in the country except in Palawan. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Shorea contorta. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

MOLAVE (Vitex parviflora) The Molave tree is known for its strength and resiliency! It is also great for sediment retention. Sadly, Molave is classified as ‘endangered’ under DENR DAO 2007-1. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Bareja, B. The Uses of Molave Tree, they are amazing. August 2013. Bike Work Stand, Forest Plants, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Botany, Trees To Plant, Nativity, Flora, Strength

MOLAVE (Vitex parviflora) The Molave tree is known for its strength and resiliency! It is also great for sediment retention. Sadly, Molave is classified as ‘endangered’ under DENR DAO 2007-1. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Bareja, B. The Uses of Molave Tree, they are amazing. August 2013.

ANTIPOLO (Artocarpus blancoi (Elm.) Merr.) The adaptiveness of the Antipolo/ Tipolo tree is very remarkable! It can tolerate drought, infertile soil, & even shade. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Native Tree of the month (PART 2) Antipolo Artocarpus blancoi (Elm.) Merr. 24 October 2011. Philippine Star. Philippine Star, Forest Plants, 24 October, Wood Tree, Nature Animals, Native Plants, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant

ANTIPOLO (Artocarpus blancoi (Elm.) Merr.) The adaptiveness of the Antipolo/ Tipolo tree is very remarkable! It can tolerate drought, infertile soil, & even shade. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Native Tree of the month (PART 2) Antipolo Artocarpus blancoi (Elm.) Merr. 24 October 2011. Philippine Star.

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, Wood Tree, Ficus, Flowering Trees, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant, 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…

TANGUILE (Shorea polysperma (Blanco) Merr.) Two adjacent Tanguile Trees (more than 20 years old) found in a tropical lowland evergreen Rain Forest in Silago, Southern Leyte! “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Bike Work Stand, Forest Plants, Leyte, Wood Tree, Christmas Tree, Christmas Ornaments, Flowering Trees, Growing Plants, Forests

TANGUILE (Shorea polysperma (Blanco) Merr.) Two adjacent Tanguile Trees (more than 20 years old) found in a tropical lowland evergreen Rain Forest in Silago, Southern Leyte! “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph

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

KAMANSI (Artocarpus camansi) This fast-growing native has a lot of uses. ” I’ts cooked as a vegetable when young; ripe fruit produces nuts that looks like chestnuts; seeds boiled or roasted; similar taste to chestnut.” (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013) “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #ForestProtection April 20, 2016 Forest Plants, Ripe Fruit, Ornamental Plants, April 20, Flowering Trees, Fast Growing, Growing Vegetables, Forests, Botany

KAMANSI (Artocarpus camansi) This fast-growing native has a lot of uses. ” I’ts cooked as a vegetable when young; ripe fruit produces nuts that looks like chestnuts; seeds boiled or roasted; similar taste to chestnut.” (The Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close And Personal, 2013) “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #ForestProtection April 20, 2016

NARRA (Pterocarpus indicus) Has superb wood quality, medicinal benefits, can survive even if planted in an open & infertile area, & serves as the national tree of the Philippines. Narra is categorized as critically endangered in IUCN Red List 2004. “Protect our trees, our forests-our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Other Articles on Narra: ▪Cabatit-Alegre, J. Narra: Nature’s immune booster. 2010 December 21. Philippine Star Bike Work Stand, Philippine Star, Forest Plants, Fast Growing Trees, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Nature Animals, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant

NARRA (Pterocarpus indicus) Has superb wood quality, medicinal benefits, can survive even if planted in an open & infertile area, & serves as the national tree of the Philippines. Narra is categorized as critically endangered in IUCN Red List 2004. “Protect our trees, our forests-our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Other Articles on Narra: ▪Cabatit-Alegre, J. Narra: Nature’s immune booster. 2010 December 21. Philippine Star

MALAPAPAYA (Polyscias nodosa) Observations in typhoon-prone areas: Malapapaya tree branches out to resist strong winds & heavy rains! “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Sanchez, D. PCARRD establishes malapapaya farm. 24 February 2008. Philippine Star. Philippine Star, Forest Plants, Strong Wind, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Botany, Tree Branches, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant

MALAPAPAYA (Polyscias nodosa) Observations in typhoon-prone areas: Malapapaya tree branches out to resist strong winds & heavy rains! “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: Sanchez, D. PCARRD establishes malapapaya farm. 24 February 2008. Philippine Star.

LAGUNDI (Vitex negundo) This fast-growing native plant is highly drought-resistant. Lagundi is very much known for its medicinal use. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this plant: Candelario, G. Philippine herbal plants and their uses. 23 July 2014. Blogspot. Forest Plants, Herbal Plants, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Fast Growing, Herbal Medicine, Native Plants, Herb Garden, Herbal Remedies

LAGUNDI (Vitex negundo) This fast-growing native plant is highly drought-resistant. Lagundi is very much known for its medicinal use. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this plant: Candelario, G. Philippine herbal plants and their uses. 23 July 2014. Blogspot.

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, July 28, Wood Tree, Dog Paintings, Flowering Trees, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant, 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

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, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant, Philippines

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

ALIM (Melanolepis multiglandulosa) Aside from having a lot of medicinal values, this fast-growing native tree is also favoured by birds! “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” Source: Philippine Native Trees Close and Personal Trees To Plant, Plant Leaves, All About Plants, Forest Plants, Wood Tree, Flowering Trees, Fast Growing, Forests, Landscape Architecture

ALIM (Melanolepis multiglandulosa) Aside from having a lot of medicinal values, this fast-growing native tree is also favoured by birds! “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” #PhilippineNativeTrees #NativeTrees#Rainforestation #KeepingitNative #ForestProtection Source: Philippine Native Trees 101:Up Close and Personal

BAGTIKAN (Parashorea malaaonan) This large native tree is very much known for its superb wood quality. Bagtikan can be planted directly in open areas due to its tolerance towards sunlight. Sadly, this native tree is included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. “Protect our trees, our forests-our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: ▪Tree of the month -Bagtikan Parashorea malaanonan (Blanco) Merrill. 25 July 2011. Philippine Star. Philippine Star, Forest Plants, Tree Tree, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Trees To Plant, Nativity, Flora, Calendar

BAGTIKAN (Parashorea malaaonan) This large native tree is very much known for its superb wood quality. Bagtikan can be planted directly in open areas due to its tolerance towards sunlight. Sadly, this native tree is included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. “Protect our trees, our forests-our source of life!” Visit our website: www.rainforestation.ph Articles about this tree: ▪Tree of the month -Bagtikan Parashorea malaanonan (Blanco) Merrill. 25 July 2011. Philippine Star.

ANABIONG (Trema orientalis) This fast growing native tree only requires minimum care. Anabiong is used in rope, fish-net, and paper production. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎ForestProtection‬ (Philippine Natie Trees 101: Up Close and Personal, 2013) August 5, 2016 General Construction, Forest Plants, Wood Tree, Rare Plants, Flowering Trees, Fast Growing, Forests, Landscape Architecture, Philippines

ANABIONG (Trema orientalis) This fast growing native tree only requires minimum care. Anabiong is used in rope, fish-net, and paper production. “Protect our trees, our forests- our source of life!” ‪#‎PhilippineNativeTrees‬ ‪#‎NativeTrees‬ ‪#‎Rainforestation‬ ‪#‎ForestProtection‬ (Philippine Natie Trees 101: Up Close and Personal, 2013) August 5, 2016