KAMANSI

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)

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APITONG

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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.

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