Palosapis Tree

palosapis tree
Palosapis Tree
palosapis leaves
Palosapis Leaves

Palosapis Tree

Palosapis (Anisoptera thurifera (Blanco) Blume

Palosapis is a medium sized to very large tree that grows up to 60 meters tall. Endemic to the Philippines,it grows in evergreen dipterocarp forests, on ridges, or scattered in small groups in lowland forests, especially on sedimentary rocks.

Its wood is suitable for general construction work, interior finish, ship planking, and veneer and plywood, and its nuts have a high content of edible oils.

Palosapis Trees’ conservation status is critically endangered according to the IUCN Red List.