The Makiling Botanic Gardens presents “Kamagong” as the Plant of the Month for September 2017. Diospyros blancoi A.DC. or commonly known as kamagong and sometimes called mabolo or talang belongs to family Ebenacea. It is native to the Philippines and Taiwain. Its wood is commonly use as raw material in making “arnis” a Filipino native martial arts apparatus. Come and visit MBG and see for yourself the kamagong tree.