Trailing Watermelon Begonia is MBG’s Plant of the Month for September 2019

The Makiling Botanic Gardens (MBG) Plant of the Month (POM) for September 2019 is the “trailing watermelon begonia” or scientifically known as Pellionia repens (Lour.) Merr. It belongs to family Urticaceae. It is native to Singapore, Bhutan, India, Southern China, Indochina, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. The trailing watermelon begonia is …

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University of Bayreuth in Germany visited the Mount Makiling Forest Reserve

Visitors of the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity (ACB) visited the Mount Makiling Forest Reserve ASEAN Heritage Park last 26 March 2019. Sixteen (16) students from the University of Bayreuth in Germany and two (2) Research Assistants (RA) visited the different projects of the German Development Cooperation GIZ Philippines here in Los Baños …

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