It is mainly used for its timber. - Three species are reportedly found in the Philippines: Aquillaria apiculina, A. acuminata, and A. cumingiana. Due to the desired and super durable quality of the wood, almost all of these formerly abundant species are now either critically endangered or endangeres, on the brink of extinction. Whoa, there are many fresh collection of hardwood in the philippines. RELATIVE ABUNDANCE: Harvested from many of the Asian countries, it is most commonly thought of as being from Indonesia or the Philippines. Our logs are coming from sustainable forests all over the world. In the Philippines, bamboo has long been a good construction material that can be made available in as early as three years from planting, faster than many wood species comparable in strength. Some of the endangered plant species in the philippines include the tree fern cyathea spp almaciga agathis philippinensis belladonna paneolatus spp jade vine strongylodon macrobotrys philippine date palm phoenix hanceana naud. These species are common in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. Acco rding to the book authored by Justo P. Rojo, "Revised LEXICON OF PHILIPPINE TREES", the following trees are "Introduced Species", which means that these trees were brought to our country the Philippines. For various size of floorings in various areas there are different ideas that I can share to you. Other trade names associated with the species are meranti, lauan and balau. Softwood species, on the other hand, are gymnosperms or coniferous. A coral gardening activity has also been initiated. In the Philippines, hardwood is taken from molave, kamagong, narra, yakal, and tanguile trees. *Dipterocarps are a family of forest trees that are frequently large and tall with heights of 40 to 80 meters. Hardwood species are angiosperms that produce seeds with some sort of covering, i.e. The remaining 269 species are at present marketed as "mixed light hardwood". Bamboo research in the Philippines - Cristina A. Roxas. The evaluation of information and practical experience so far gained in the promotion and actual application of tropical wood species … Tall with beautiful and bold yellow flowers, the Bagoadlau (Xanthostemon philippinensis) is a sight to behold. (632) 920-4301 • (632) 928-0691 to 93 92