Kapa kapa: MBG Plant of the Month of August 2016

The Makiling Botanic Gardens (MBG) presents “Kapa Kapa” as the Plant of the Month (POM) with scientific name Medinilla magnifica. It is originally from the Philippines and favors cool and shaded growing environment like in Mount Makiling. Kapa kapa has become exceedingly rare in its natural habitat and is included in the list of endangered species.

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