Anahaw is MBGs’ Plant of the Month for June 2018

Livistona  rotundifolia (Lam.) Mart. popularly known as Anahaw is sometimes called as Round-leaf Fountain Palm. Its leaves are round and looks like a fountain thus, named as such. Anahaw is the Makiling Botanic Gardens’ Plant of the Month for June 2018. It belongs to the family Arecaceae and is native to Southeast Asia. Anahaw has many uses such as roofing materials, food wrap and raw material in making crafts. It is the Philippines’ national leaf. So come and visit MBG and know more about Anahaw!


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