Quick Answer: Is Narra endangered in the Philippines?

Native trees such as Narra and Kamagong are part of a list of 400 endangered Philippine trees that are considered critically endangered, with only several thousand left in the wild, according to studies done by University of the Philippines Los Baños.

What is the rarest tree in the Philippines?

There is a gold rush happening in the jungles of the Philippines. The treasure is one of the rarest trees in the world: lapnisan or agarwood. It is also the world’s most expensive tree. A kilo of agarwood fetches as much as P750,000.

Is Narra only found in the Philippines?

Narra belongs to the plant family called Leguminosae which has about 20 species in the world but only four can be found in the Philippines. … This is the tree that produces the wood under which the other species usually come and are marketed. It grows in almost all parts of the country.

What is the most expensive tree in the world?

The 5 Most Expensive Trees in the World

  • Sandalwood– $20,000 per tree. …
  • African Blackwood– $10,000 per kilogram. …
  • Agar Wood– $10,000 per kilogram. …
  • Bocote– $30 per board. …
  • Pink Ivory– $8 per board.

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