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Going Native in the Philippines

Here are my recommendations for reforestation in the Sierra Madre, Pawpawan to Montalban, all endemic or indigenous in the Philippines:
Katmon or dillenia philippinensis, a pioneer  http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/326592/why-we-love-katmon
Tibig or ficus nota, pioneer  http://www.biofuelswork.com/RAIN/Storing.htm
Kahoy-dalaga or massaenda philippica, pioneer   http://www.indi-journal.info/archives/3174
Lipote or syzygium polycephaloides, pioneer    http://pinoytrees.blogspot.com/2008/12/wonder-lipote.html
Bakan or litsea philippinensis, pioneer    http://erdb.denr.gov.ph/publications/denr/denr_v15b.pdf
Toog or petersianthus quadrialatus (large tree) not pioneer but endangered    http://philippineflora.wordpress.com/2009/08/11/philippine-rosewood-toog-tree/
Is-is or ficus ulmifolia, pioneer     http://211.114.21.20/tropicalplant/html/print.jsp?rno=215
Balete or ficus balete, pioneer and good for ghosts
Takip asin or macaranga grandiflora, pioneer    http://www.indi-journal.info/archives/3053
Anubing or artocarpus ovatus, pioneer     http://stuartxchange.com/Anubing.html
Niog-niogan or ficus psuedoplalma, pioneer     http://stuartxchange.com/Niyog-niyogan.html
Pili or canarium ovatum, shade tolerant (second growth under trees), endangered    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pili_nut
Malasalimae or hellicia rigidflora, pioneer
Binukaw or garcinia binukaw, shade tolerant, fish sinigang!    http://www.indi-journal.info/archives/3019

NOTE!  I do not know which of these will best thrive in our area so if you know, share with me.

Best wishes,
Rowland Lane Anderson for Veritas and Veterans For Peace

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