from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name applied in the Philippines to the Polynesian ironwood, Casuarina equisetifolia, a strand tree with very hard, heavy wood of a reddish-brown color, much used by the Pacific islanders for spears. See swamp-oak, 2 , and ironwood, 2.


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  • MYCOGROE and MYCOBEADS are effective for reforestation using pines, eucalyptus and agoho.

    Chapter 19

  • Collect seeds from shattering fruits, cones or pods (e.g., pine, eucalyptus, ipil-ipil Leucaena spp., agoho, Moluccan sau, banaba, Acacia mangium, akle Serialbizia acle and Sesbania) before they dry up and shed or when still greenish or yellowish in color.

    Chapter 7

  • Benguet pine Pinus kesiya, Mindoro pine Pinus merkusii, Japanese alder Alnus japonica, agoho Casuarina equisetifolia, dita Alstonia scholaris, African tulip Spathodea campanulata, kalantas Toona calantas, banaba Lagerstroemia speciosa).

    Chapter 7


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