In the Philippines, hardwood is taken from molave, kamagong, narra, yakal, and tanguile trees. Hopefully useful. Hardwood species are angiosperms that produce seeds with some sort of covering, i.e. For various size of floorings in various areas there are different ideas that I can share to you. (2) - In Japan, agarwood is called jinko. The remaining 269 species are at present marketed as "mixed light hardwood". A: “Philippine” mahogany is a trade name applied to numerous different species of the genus Shorea. Found in the forests of Aurora, Camarines Sur, Samar, and Surigao del Sur, it is the hardest and densest of ironwoods, best used for construction. (2) Parts of Metro Manila have a population density that is more than 100 times that of some outlying areas such as the mountainous area of northern Luzon. Philippines (Gazal, 1998) Thus, the potential of using RG as an indicator of seedling quality and performance of four selected tropical hardwood tree species in the It can grow to as much as 60 meters in height. Senior Science Research Specialist, Forest Ecosystem Research Division, Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, College, Laguna, The Philippines. Wood species like the Pine, which grow seeds in hard cones, are an example of softwood. a fruit such as an apple or a hard shell such as an acorn. These include oak, mahogany, ash, birch, and maple trees. (632) 920-4301 • (632) 928-0691 to 93 92