Tangisang bayawak: MBG Plant of the Month for November 2018

The Makiling Botanic Gardens presents “Tangisang bayawak” as the Plant of the Month for November 2018. Ficus variegata Blume, locally known as tangisang bayawak and sometimes referred to as red-stem fig belongs to family Moraceae. It is widely distributed in the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Southern China, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, …

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Introducing PHILTROP

This video is presented during the UPLB EXSCITE 2014 Exhibit held at the SMX Convention Center. The video highlights the key features of the Philippine Center for Tropical Forest Science – the center to which the Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems will transform into.

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MMFR is Declared 33rd AHP

Mount Makiling is declared as the 33rd ASEAN Heritage Park on October 3, 2013. The awarding ceremonies was held at the Makiling Botanic Gardens and attended by park managers and other dignitaries of the ASEAN Heritage Park network. This video is a slideshow of the events during the awarding ceremonies.

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