ANONANG

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Known for its medicinal and livelihood purposes (its fibres are used to make ropes, latex for glue, and fruit for gum). Branches of Anonang are also used to deter termites.

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http://www.stuartxchange.com/Anonang.html

 

BAYAG-USA

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Bayag-usa is found only in the Philippines! According to local folks, this plant has anti-cancer and anti-tuberculosis properties.

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BATINO

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A nectar plant for butterflies and serves as a nesting site for wildbees.  Batino’s bark is also used by local communities to treat fever and dysentery!

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MANGKONO

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Also called as the Philippine Iron Wood and is endemic to the country. Mangkono is known to be the hardest wood in the Philippines! This native tree is categorized as endangered in the IUCN Red List 2004.

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Articles about this tree:

Tree of the month (part 2) Mangkono (Xanthostemon vedugonianus Naves). 27 June 2011. Philippine Star.

DITA

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Also called as the “Devil Tree”. Dita is known to have a lot of medicinal uses such as treating fever, malaria, dysentery, chronic diarrhea, even boils and earaches!

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Articles about this tree:

Cleversley, K. Alstonia scholaris- Dita Tree. n.d. Entheology.com.

Singharun. Devil’s tree or blackboard tree. 19 October 2012. CNN.