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Plants of the Philippines

Plants of the Philippines

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Plants of the Philippines
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166 participants 801 spottings

The Philippines is a tropical country with a highly diverse flora, It is home to a lot of endemic species such as the Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys), Cebu cinnamon (Cinnamomum cebuense), Philippine Teak (Tectona philippinensis) and ground orchids (Paphiopedilum spp.) The largest flower, the devil's betel box (Rafflesia arnoldii), may have made its home in neighboring Borneo but several representatives of this genus can be found only in the Philippines with one species (Rafflesia magnifica) already classified as critically endangered. It is a sad truth that conservation activities in the Philippines are at a minimum. Illegal logging and extensive clearing of forests and mountains for land development are steadily dwindling the natural resources of our country, It is my hope that through this mission, we will be at least able to document the existence of a particular plant before is ceases to exist by man's carelessness... It is my prayer that through this, awareness may be spread throughout the entire archipelago and beyond so that we can save as many species as we can before it is too late, For uploaded pictures, please indicate date spotted, the description of the location and elevation (if possible). Once positively identified, please include the conservation status as described by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN): Vulnerable (VU), Endangered (EN), Critically Endangered (CR), and recently Extinct (EX) species, Near Threatened (NT), Data Deficient (DD), and prehistoric species.

Plants of the Philippines

Lat: 10.35 Long: 123.90

Recent Spottings

Sulfur cosmos fqnazario 1 1 Sulfur cosmos
Paper Flower ronainarojo 1 0 Paper Flower
Castor Beans atmariano 1 0 Castor Beans
White Butterfly Bush mgjardenico 1 0 White Butterfly Bush
Peace lily kspore 1 0 Peace lily
White Rain Lily gbregondola 1 0 White Rain Lily
Marvel-of-peru abmaldo 1 0 Marvel-of-peru
Bloodberry ddflores4 0 0 Bloodberry
Crimson cattleya jelozano 1 0 Crimson cattleya
Philippine Ground Orchid mbgarcia 3 0 Philippine Ground Orchid
Centipede tongavine dgoppus 1 0 Centipede tongavine
Cape Leadwort Johanna Gutual 2 1 Cape Leadwort
Aloe Vera lcgalgao 0 0 Aloe Vera
Banilad Tree Francis Floe 1 0 Banilad Tree
Fire-on-the-mountain Francis Floe 3 0 Fire-on-the-mountain
Spotting Francis Floe 2 2 Spotting
Screw pine/Pandanus Francis Floe 5 0 Screw pine/Pandanus
Mangrove Tree Francis Floe 3 0 Mangrove Tree
Spotting Garren 1 0 Spotting
Tobog rlmelicor 2 3 Tobog
Shrimp Plant AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Shrimp Plant
Spotting katkatkadiha 0 1 Spotting
Spotting KdonGalay 1 0 Spotting
African tulip tree Spathodea campanulata Marie Cuenca 1 1 African tulip tree Spathodea campanulata
Spotting atty.dan 1 0 Spotting
Winged Pitcher Plant Jhan-Curt Fernández 4 0 Winged Pitcher Plant
Cardinal's Guard Jhan-Curt Fernández 1 0 Cardinal's Guard
Small Flower Umbrella Plant agricoolturista 1 1 Small Flower Umbrella Plant
Pink Oyster Mushroom agricoolturista 1 0 Pink Oyster Mushroom
Balanophora (sp. nova) Jhan-Curt Fernández 2 0 Balanophora (sp. nova)
Star of Bethlehem Jhan-Curt Fernández 1 0 Star of Bethlehem
Pinalia sp. Jhan-Curt Fernández 2 0 Pinalia sp.
Water lily Jhan-Curt Fernández 4 0 Water lily
Indian Clock Vine TajSALDO 2 0 Indian Clock Vine
Mt. Pulag Edelweiss Jhan-Curt Fernández 1 1 Mt. Pulag Edelweiss
Bougainvillea TajSALDO 1 2 Bougainvillea
Rosemallows TajSALDO 1 0 Rosemallows
Clockvines TajSALDO 0 0 Clockvines
Dodder John Alaban - biodiversity capiz 3 0 Dodder
Forest Ghost Flower Jhan-Curt Fernández 4 3 Forest Ghost Flower
Den. bursigerum Jhan-Curt Fernández 2 0 Den. bursigerum
Rafflesia panchoana Jhan-Curt Fernández 22 11 Rafflesia panchoana
Paper Mulberry Jhan-Curt Fernández 2 0 Paper Mulberry
Tortoise Hoya or Wax Plant Leana Lahom-Cristobal 3 0 Tortoise Hoya or Wax Plant
Spotting TajSALDO 3 0 Spotting
Mulberry TajSALDO 2 0 Mulberry
Wild Berries KdonGalay 2 0 Wild Berries
Blue Plumbago Jhan-Curt Fernández 1 0 Blue Plumbago
Bur Mallow AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Bur Mallow
Finlayson's Ixora Jhan-Curt Fernández 1 0 Finlayson's Ixora

Recently joined

cvmendones mvticaro kspore ddflores4
bbgabuya auandamon gbregondola cjanastacio_
jelozano jcdalubatan tricky_trixsha punaimh2020
Francis Floe Ydre agricoolturista
ollerokayecelyn DiaLeor John Alaban - biodiversity capiz Oxbane
kitakitzcom ddbigcas fqnazario ronainarojo
racalo Maria Sailanee ashengamad dpgamad
atmariano dacanizares1 jtpesarillo pcgalicha
acsabdula mrregalado npposada dmsarabosquez
mumiah.guimbarda abmaldo mgjardenico dgoppus
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