February 13, 2017

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List of Threatened (Critically Endangered) Species of Plants in the Philippines

The table below contains the list of all the threatened (under the "Critically Endangered" category) species of animals in the Philippines. Also included on the list is the scientific name, common & local names, and the distribution of the said animal. Please refer to the list below for more details.

List of Threatened (Critically Endangered) Species of Plants in the Philippines

List of Threatened (Critically Endangered) Species of Plants in the Philippines

Scientific name
Common name(s)
Local name(s)
Distribution
Alocasia atropurpurea Endemic to Luzon highlands
Alocasia sanderiana Sander's Alocasia, Kris plant Endemic to Bukidnon, Catanduanes and Misamis Occidental, Philippines. Cultivated as an ornamental.
Alocasia sinuata Endemic to Samar
Amesiella monticola Endemic to Luzon
Ascoglossum calopterum Endemic to Dinagat Island
Ceratocentron fesselii Endemic to Nueva Ecija
Cryptocarya elliptifolia Found to Lanyu Island in Taiwan, unknown status in the Philippines
Cycas curranii Curran's Pitogo Endemic to Palawan and Mindoro
Cycas wadei Wade’s Pitogo Endemic to Culion Island
Cycas zambalensis Endemic to Zambales
Dendrobium schuetzei Endemic to Northeastern Mindanao
Dipterocarpus eurynchus Native to Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Dipterocarpus gracilis Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia
Dipterocarpus grandiflorus Apitong Possibly extinct. New sightings in Catanduanes' Gigmoto Forest reserve has to be confirmed. Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia
Dipterocarpus hasseltii Native to Southeast Asia
Dipterocarpus kerrii Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia
Dipterocarpus kunstleri Native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Dipterocarpus validus Native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Gastrochilus calceolaris Endemic to Benguet
Gongrospermum philippinense Endemic to Luzon
Guioa palawanica Endemic to Palawan
Guioa parvifoliola Endemic to Ilocos Norte
Guioa reticulata Endemic to Luzon. No reported collections since the 1960s-1970s
Hopea acuminata Endemic to the Philippines
Hopea basilanica Endemic to the Philippines
Hopea brachyptera Endemic to the Mindanao
Hopea cagayanensis Endemic to northeast Luzon
Hopea malibato Dalingdingan Endemic to the Philippines
Hopea mindanensis Possibly already extinct. Endemic to the Philippines
Hopea philippinensis Endemic to the Philippines
Hopea plagata Saplungan, Yakal saplungan Native to Malaysia, and the Philippines
Hopea quisumbingiana Endemic to the Samar
Hopea samarensis Endemic to the Philippines
Kibatalia longifolia Malapasnit Endemic to Davao
Paphiopedilum adductum Endemic to the Mindanao
Paphiopedilum fowliei Endemic to the Palawan
Paphiopedilum urbanianum Endemic to the Mindoro
Parashorea malaanonan White lauan, white seraya Apnit, Bagtikan Native to Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Phalaenopsis micholitzii Endemic to Camarines Sur and Zamboanga
Podocarpus palawanensis Endemic to Pagdanan Range of Palawan
Rafflesia magnifica Endemic to Mt. Candalaga, Compostela Valley of Mindanao
Shorea almon Light red meranti, Philippine mahogany (U.S. timber trade), white lauan Almon Native to Malaysia, and the Philippines
Shorea astylosa Yakal Endemic to Catanduanes and other Philippine islands
Shorea contorta White lauan Endemic to the Philippines
Shorea falciferoides Yakal yamban Native to Indonesia and the Philippines
Shorea guiso Hasselt’s guijo, red balau Native to Southeast Asia
Shorea hopeifolia Yellow meranti Native to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
Shorea malibato Endemic to the Philippines
Shorea negrosensis Red lauan Endemic to the Philippines
Shorea palosapis Philippine mahogany (U.S. timber trade), white lauan Mayapis Endemic to the Philippines
Shorea polysperma Tangile Endemic to the Philippines
Shorea seminis Native to Malaysia, and the Philippines
Tectona philippinensis Philippine teak Endemic to Luzon and Iling Island
Vatica elliptica Considered to be very close to extinction. Endemic to Mt. Kaladis, Zamboanga del Sur
Vatica pachyphylla Endemic to eastern Luzon and Polillo Island
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