|Native Plants of the Philippines||Scientific Binomial Name|
|Philippine teak||Tectona philippinensis|
|Cebu Cinnamon Tree||Cinnamomum cebuense|
|Kris Plant||Alocasia sanderiana|
What are the endemic crops that can be found in the Philippines?
MARANG and mabolo, pili and galo – these are fruits all endemic to the Philippines. Yet, they and the many other native fruit and nut species are not the country’s major crops today. What usually grace Filipino tables are banana, durian, jackfruit, mangosteen, pummel, and rambutan.
What are the endemic plants and animals in the Philippines?
Other endemic mammals include the Philippine warty pig, the Visayan spotted deer, Negros naked-backed fruit bat and the Palawan bearcat. The Philippines is home to the world’s largest bat, the golden-capped fruit bat, as well as the world’s smallest primate, the Philippine tarsier.
What are the plants found in the Philippines?
- Abaca – Musa textilis.
- Almaciga – Agathis philippinensis.
- Atis – Annona squamosa.
- Banaba – Lagerstroemia speciosa.
- Bayabas – Psidium guajava.
- Breadfruit – Artocarpus altilis.
What is an example of endemic plants?
In the case of endemic plants, sometimes species become endemic due to habitat destruction as discussed above. The Redwood Forest on the West Coast of the United States has become endemic as it is now almost entirely limited to California.