Posts Tagged ‘indigenous tree’

Tree of the Week: Pagsahingin

By • Sep 12th, 2011 • Category: Press Release

Scientific Name: Canarium asperum The Pagsahingin is an endemic tree in the Philippines. Its tapped resin is sold as Manila Elemi, which is used in the manufacturing of paint, varnishes, perfumes, incense, aromatherapy and pharmaceutical products. Its resin is also used as illuminant while its wood is used for light interior works, furniture, veneer, plywood, […]

Tree of the Week: Bolong-Eta

By • Sep 7th, 2011 • Category: Press Release

Bolong-Eta Scientific Name: Diospyros pilosanthera The Bolong-Eta is a medium-sized tree with numerous, alternate, leathery oblong-shaped leaves. The leaves are about 12 centimeters long and 5.5 centimeters wide, with pointed tip and usually rounded base. The flowers are white, solitary, or fascicled. The fruit is about two centimeters across, and subtended by an enlarged calyx. […]