You asked: What are the endangered trees in the Philippines?

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.

Why are trees in danger?

The biggest threats to trees globally are forest clearance for crops (impacting 29% of species), logging (27%), clearance for livestock grazing or farming (14%), clearance for development (13%) and fire (13%). Climate change, extreme weather and sea level rise are growing threats to trees.

How long does a narra tree take to grow?

Growth rate In optimal conditions, height growth may be 2 m/yr (6.6 ft/yr) for the first 3–4 years, slowing to about 1 m/yr (3.3 ft/yr) thereafter.

Which tree is the most expensive?

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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