Tree and Shrub List

Click on the name to go to the page about that plant. Trees and Shrubs Found Growing on the Farm Akleng Parang Albizzia procera Alibangbang Bauhinia malabarica Alim –Melanolepis multiglandulosa Balakat Zizphus talanai  Balete Ficus balete (provisional ID) Banato or Kamala Mallotus philippensis Bayok Pterospermum diversifolium Binayuyu Antidesma ghaesembilla Binunga Macaranga tanarius Canthium sp Dawag … Continue reading “Tree and Shrub List”


Ficus balete  Family: Moraceae Common Name: Balete Origin: endemic to the Philippines Reference: A Pictorial Cyclopedia of Philippine Ornamental Plants 2nd Edition by Dr. Domingo Madulid and Trees of Tropical Asia by James LaFrankie this is a provisional ID I still need to look at the leaves up close description of Ficus balete leaves: “The … Continue reading “Balete”

Yakal Saplungan

Hopea plagata (syn H. odorata) Family: Dipterocarpaceae Common Name: Yakal Saplungan, Philippine Mahogany (generic name for Philippine dipterocarps) Origin: indigenous to the Philippines, also found in Northeast Borneo Reference: Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close and Personal grows up to 45 meters it’s a dipterocarp dipterocarps are the family of trees known for their massive … Continue reading “Yakal Saplungan”