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Table 1 Non-wood forest products used in Manaile, Dumanguena, Palawan

From: The use of non-wood forest products by migrants in a new settlement: experiences of a Visayan community in Palawan, Philippines

   Frequency of use (no. of households) Uses
Scientific Name/Family Visayan Common name Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Food Medicine Fiber
ANACARDIACEAE         
Dracontomelum edule (Blanco) Skeels (from Phil. Her. vol.1) – alauihau halowihaw/alauihau 0 0 0 21 x   
Mangifera altissima Blanco pao/paho 0 0 1 10 x x  
Mangifera indica L. Mangga 1 1 1 16 x x  
Mangifera odorata Griffith wani/huani 0 0 0 0 x x  
Semecarpus longifolius Blume or Semecarpus gigantifolia Vidal anagas/kasoy-kasoy 0 0 1 10 x   
ARACEAE         
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott gabi/dagmay 2 4 9 6 x   
ARAUCARIACEAE         
Agathis philippinensis Warb./Agathis dammara (Lamb.) L. C. Rich. almaciga/sahing/salung 2 1 10 10    
ARECACEAE         
Oncosperma tigillaria Ridl. Anibong 0 2 3 11 x   x
Orania decipiens Becc. Banga 0 0 1 10 x   x
Arenga ambong Becc. or *Arenga brevipes batbat 0 5 7 9 x   x
BOMBACEAEAE         
Durio zibethinus Murray wild durian 0 0 2 16 x   
BORGINACEAE         
Ehretia acuminate Anonang 0 2 7 9 x   
CONVOLVULACEAE         
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lamk. kamoteng bagin 0 4 11 5 x   
CRASSULACEAE         
Kalanchoe pinnata (Lmk) Pers. anheliko/anhelika 1 5 7 3   x  
CYCADACEAE         
Cycas circinalis L. petogo (sago) 0 0 5 3 x   
DIOSCOREACEAE         
Dioscorea hispida Dennst. kayos (kuyot?) 1 0 1 11 x   
Dioscorea pentaphylla L. Sapang 0 0 3 23 x   
DRYOPTERIDACEAE         
Athyrium esculentum Copeland Pako 0 0 2 9 x   
EUPHORBIACEAE         
Mallotus auriculatus Merr. Kamanian        
Mallotus pseudopenangenensis beri/beli 0 0 1 9 x   
GNETICEAE         
Gnetum gnemon L. Var. gnemon Bago 0 4 11 9 x   
FLACOURTIACEAE         
Caesaria fuliginosa (Blanco) Blanco luyong-luyong 2 4 5 11 x   
GRAMINEAE         
  tapikan (bamboo) 0 1 3 9 x   x
Bambusa sp., Schizostachyum spp. Kawayan 0 1 11 8 x   x
GUTTIFERAE         
Garcinia benthami Pierre or Garcinia dulcis (Roxb.)Kurz. Bunog 0 1 2 11 x   
Garcinia binucao (Blanco) Choisy or Garcinia lateriflora Blume kandis/kindis 0 1 3 23 x x  
LAMIACEAE         
Mentha cordifolia Opiz. herba Buena 3 4 6 3   x  
LEGUMINOCEAE         
Cajanus indicus Sprengel Kadyos 2 0 2 19 x   
MENISPERMACEAE         
Arcangelisia flava (L.) Merr. albatra/albutra 0 0 6 2   x  
Cocculus cordifolius-medicinal boost to autoimmune system Makabuhay 1 1 6 7   x  
MORACEAE         
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lamk. nangka/langka 1 2 5 14 x   
Litsea perrottetii (Blume) F. – Vill (Laur.) or Artocarpus odoratissimus Blanco Marang 0 1 1 7 x   
MYRTACEAE         
Eugenia cymosa labak/beraho 0 1 0 4   x  
Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels duhat/lumbay/lomboy 0 2 1 17 x   
MUSACEAE         
Musa L. Saging 6 7 3 4 x   
ORCHIDACEAE         
  Orchids 0 1 5 12    
OXALIDACEAE         
Averrhoa bilimbi L. Kamias 0 5 4 9 x   
PALMAE         
Calamus sp. yantok/rattan 0 3 13 8 x   x
Calamus ornatus Blume Alimuran 0 2 7 3 x   
SAPINDACEAE         
Nephelium lappaceum L. manti (Tagbanua name) 0 0 3 28 x   
Nephelium lappaceum L. Rambutan 0 1 1 24 x   
Guioa acuminata Radlk. Pasi 0 0 1 25 x   
SAPOTACEAE         
Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni Tisa 0 1 2 19 x   
SCHIZAEACEAE         
Lygodium circinnatum (Burm.) Swartz Nito 0 1 3 10 x x x
STILAGINACEAE         
Antidesma bunius (L.) Sprengel Bignay 0 1 0 11 x   
TILLIACEAE         
Muntingia calabura L. Seresas 1 3 5 8 x   
Others:         
Dimonorops curranii pitpit/pitpiton 0 1 1 5 x   
Emilia marivelensis libhon/libun 3 8 6 2   x  
Lentinus sp. kulat/alasan 0 2 1 2 x   
Melodinus luzonensis Tabo 0 0 3 27 x   
  Balisangkad 0 0 0 17 x   
  Banga 0 0 1 10 x   
  Palawan gabi 1 3 3 13 x   
  Karngangyan 0 1 4 7 x   
  Kulumbi 0 0 5 13 x   
  laba/balokawe 0 2 6 9 x   
  Lampanaya 2 6 9 1 x   
  Lipso 0 0 0 18 x   
  pakpak lawin 2 2 1 9 x   
  Pal 0 1 0 1 x   
  Palawan durian 0 0 1 14 x   
  sangi/pangi 0 0 0 8 x   
  santol-santol 0 1 1 12 x   
  Tagumo 1 0 4 2 x   
  Tuge 0 0 2 10 x   
  wild gabi 1 1 1 6 x