Kalumpit

Terminalia microcarpa

Family: Combretaceae

Common Name: Kalumpit

Origin: indigenous to the Philippines, also found throughout Malesia, widely distributed in primary forests

Reference: Philippine Native Trees 101 Up Close and Personal

  • grows up to 30 meters
  • fruit is edible and used to make jam and preserves
  • also used to sweeten lambanog,a local wine
  • it has buttress roots
Kalumpit sapling planted November 2012
Kalumpit sapling planted November 2012
Kalumpit sapling donated by Joel Afable
Kalumpit sapling donated by Joel Afable

 

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