Native Philippine Trees

native philippine trees
@DENROfficial via DENR Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau | Haribon Foundation

Native Philippine Trees Ideal in Urban Setting

Pili (Canarium Ovatum)
1. Has an extensive root system.
2. Buttresses give extra support against typhoons.
3. Protects soil from heavy saturation.
4. Native to the Philippines.

Kamagong (Diospyros blancoi)
1. One of the country’s hardest woods.
2. Deep roots make it an effective windbreak.
3. Native to the Philippines.

Bitaog (Calophyllum inophyllum)
1. Has extensive rooting system found on coastal areas.
2. Serves as a defense against strong winds along with mangroves.
3. Native to the Philippines.

Katmon (Dillenia philippensis)
1. Has deep roots that can withstand strong winds.
2. Tolerant of occasional waterlogging.
3. Native to the Philippines.

Narra (Pterocarpus indicus)
1. Can withstand strong winds, stem and branch breaking, and uprooting because of its extensive rooting system and strong wood properties.
2. Native to the Philippines.

Native Philippine Trees

Sources: @DENROfficial via DENR Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau | Haribon Foundation

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