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Which plant did you come from?

Places in the Philipines named after plants

By Derek D. Cabactulan & Julie F. Barcelona 

Contact the authors for additional names and corrections
Place name Barangay Municipality/City Province Plant name derived from Scientific name Contributed by
Abaca (Brgy.) - Dao / Tobias Fornier Antique abaca Musa textilis L. Lanayon Zamora
Acacia (Brgy.) - Malabon National Capital Region (NCR) acacia Albizia saman Kathrine Tan
Agoho (Brgy.) - Mambajao Camiguin agoho Casuarina equisetifolia Derek D. Cabactulan
Agoo (Mun.) - - La Union agoho Casuarina equisetifolia Derek D. Cabactulan
Alang-alang (Mun.) - - Leyte alang-alang Imperata cylindrica Dennis Pascual Peque
Alubihod (Brgy.) - Nueva Valencia Guimaras alubihod Spondias pinnata Fe Quanico Salcedo
Alubijid (Mun.) - - Misamis Oriental alubijid Spondias pinnata Derek D. Cabactulan
Anahaw (Brgy.) - Labo Camarines Norte anahaw Saribus rotundifolius Daniel Garino
Anahawan (Brgy./Mun.) - Sibagat/- Agusan del Sur/ Southern Leyte anahaw Saribus rotundifolius Derek D. Cabactulan & Dennis Pascual Peque
Anahawon (Brgy.) - Maramag Bukidnon anahaw Saribus rotundifolius Derek D. Cabactulan
Anao (Mun.) - - Tarlac anao Saribus rotundifolius Derek D. Cabactulan
Ani-e (Brgy.) - Claveria Misamis Oriental ani-e Cordia dichotoma Derek D. Cabactulan
Aniatam (Brgy.) - San Ildefonso Bulacan aniatam Cleistanthus blancoi  Kel Tan Chua - Barcelo
Anibongan (Brgy.) - Gigaquit Surigao del Norte  anibong Oncosperma tigillarium Derek D. Cabactulan
Anilao (Brgy./Mun.) - Mabini/- Batangas/ Iloilo anilao Colona serratifolia Derek D. Cabactulan & Fe Quanico Salcedo
Aningalan (Brgy.) - San Remigio Antique aninga Agathis philippinensis? Julie F. Barcelona
Anini-y (Mun.) - - Antique anii Erythrina fusca  Derek D. Cabactulan
Anislag (Brgy.) - Daraga/Isabel Albay/Leyte anislag Securinega flexuosa Derek D. Cabactulan & Dennis Pascual Peque
Anonang (Brgy.) - - Zambales anonang Cordia dichotoma Derek D. Cabactulan
Anonas (Distr.) - Quezon National Capital Region (NCR) anonas Annona reticulata Julie F. Barcelona
Anonas (Street) - Quezon National Capital Region (NCR) anonas Annona reticulata JM Agcaoili
Antipolo (Mun./Brgy.) - -/Isabel Rizal/Leyte tipolo Artocarpus blancoi Wally Suarez & Dennis Pascual Peque
Apale (Brgy.) - Isabel Leyte apale Dioscorea sp. Dennis Pascual Peque
Apalit (Brgy.) - Floridablanca Pampanga apalit Pterocarpus indicus Derek D. Cabactulan
Apalit (Mun.) - - Pampanga apalit Pterocarpus indicus Patrick Gozon
Argao (Mun.) - - Cebu argao Premna odorata Derek D. Cabactulan
Aromahon (Brgy.) - Laguindingan Misamis Oriental aroma Leucaena leucocephala Derek D. Cabactulan
Babancal (Brgy.) - Candelaria Zambales bangkal Neonauclea sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Bacacay (Mun.) - - Albay bacacay Bambusa sp. Danilo S. Balete
Bacayao Norte & Sur (Brgy.) - Dagupan City Pangasinan bakayaw Madhuca betis Simon Vistro & JM Garcia
Badian (Mun.) - - Cebu badian Alocasia sp. Dennis Pascual Peque
Badiang (Brgy.) - San Jose de Buenavista Antique badian Alocasia macrorrhizos Julie F. Barcelona
Badiangan (Brgy./Mun.) - Pandan/- Antique/ Iloilo badiang Alocasia macrorrhizos L. Lanayon Zamora & Fe Quanico Salcedo
Badiangan (Mun.) - - Iloilo badiang Alocasia macrorrhizos Derek D. Cabactulan
Bagacay (Brgy.) - Culasi Antique bagacay Schizostachyum lumampao Fe Quanico Salcedo
Bago (City) - - Negros Occidental bago Gnetum gnemon Ponchit E. Ponce Enrile
Balabago (Brgy.) - Culasi Antique balabago Hibiscus tiliaceus Julie F. Barcelona
Balanti (Brgy.) - Tarlac Tarlac balanti Wetria insignis  Derek D. Cabactulan
Balayang (Brgy.) - Victoria Tarlac balayang Musa x sapientum Derek D. Cabactulan
Balete2 - *many places of different political units. balete Ficus spp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Balibago (Brgy.) - Angeles Pampanga balibago Hibiscus tiliaceus Derek D. Cabactulan
Balibago (Brgy.) - Masantol Pampanga balibago Hibiscus tiliaceus Derek D. Cabactulan
Balite (Brgy.) - Pura Tarlac balite Ficus sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Baliti (Brgy.) - Arayat Pampanga baliti Ficus sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Baliti (Brgy.) - San Fernando Pampanga baliti Ficus sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Balokok (Sitio) Dalupirip Itogon Benguet balokok Garcinia binucao Kel Tan Chua - Barcelo
Balukbukan (Brgy.) - Kitaotao Bukidnon balucbuc Clausena sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Bamban (Brgy.) - Masinloc Zambales bamban Donax canniformis  Derek D. Cabactulan
Bamban (Brgy.) - Candaba  Pampanga bamban Donax canniformis  Derek D. Cabactulan
Bamban (Mun.) - - Tarlac bamban Donax canniformis  Derek D. Cabactulan
Banaba (Brgy.) - Tarlac Tarlac banaba Lagerstroemia speciosa Derek D. Cabactulan
Banate (Mun.) - - Iloilo banate Murraya paniculata Julie F. Barcelona
Banban (Brgy.) - Laua-an Antique banban Donax canniformis  Crisanto Olarte
Bancal (Brgy.) - Guagua  Pampanga bancal Neonauclea sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Bangkal (Brgy.) - Makati National Capital Region (NCR) bangkal Neonauclea sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Bani (Mun.) - - Pangasinan bani Millettia pinnata JM Garcia
Banilad (Brgy.)  - Mandaue Cebu banilad  Sterculia ceramica Derek D. Cabactulan
Bantigue (Sitio/Brgy.)  San Francisco Anini-y/Isabel Antique/Leyte bantigue Pemphis acidula Fe Quanico Salcedo & Dennis Pascual Peque
Bariri (Brgy.) - San Jose de Buenavista Antique bariri Chrysopogon aciculatus  Leika Tatoy
Barugo (Mun.) - - Leyte cogo Entada phaseoloides Dennis Pascual Peque
Batuan (Mun.) - - Bohol batuan Garcinia binucao Patrick Gozon
Baungon (Mun.) - - Bukidnon baungon Citrus grandis Derek D. Cabactulan
Bayabas (Brgy.) - Cagayan de Oro Misamis Oriental bayabas Psidium guajava Derek D. Cabactulan
Bayabas (Brgy.) - Labo Camarines Norte bayabas Psidium guajava Daniel Garino
Bayambang (Mun.) - - Pangasinan bayambang Bauhinia acuminata JM Garcia
Bayambang (Mun.) - - Pangasinan bayambang Bauhinia malabarica JM Garcia
Bayugan (Mun.) - - Agusan del Sur bayug Pterospermum sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Biga (Brgy.) - Lugait Misamis Oriental biga Alocasia macrorrhizos Derek D. Cabactulan
Bilwang (Brgy.) - Isabel Leyte bilwang Octomeles sumatrana Dennis Pascual Peque
Binalatongan (City)3 - - Pangasinan balatong Vigna radiata JM Garcia
Bitaug (Brgy.) - Burgos Surigao del Norte bitaog Calophyllum inophyllum Derek D. Cabactulan
Bitoon (Brgy.) - Dumanjug Cebu bitoon Barringtonia asiatica Dennis Pascual Peque
Boac (Mun.) - - Marinduque boac Albizia procera Derek D. Cabactulan
Bocaue (Mun.) - - Bulacan bacaui Bambusa sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Bogo (City) - - Cebu bogo Garuga floribunda Dennis Pascual Peque
Bohol (Isle, Prov.) - - Bohol bohol Gmelina villosa Derek D. Cabactulan
Bontongon (Brgy.) - Impasug-ong Bukidnon bontong Dendrocalamus asper Derek D. Cabactulan
Botolan (Mun.) - - Zambales botolan Flueggea virosa Derek D. Cabactulan
Bubog (Brgy.) - Patnongon Antique bubog Sterculia foetida Derek D. Cabactulan
Bugnay (Brgy.) - Valderrama Antique bugnay Antidesma bunius L. Lanayon Zamora
Bugo (Brgy.) - Cagayan de Oro Misamis Oriental bugo Garuga floribunda Derek D. Cabactulan
Bulacan (City, Prov.) - - Bulacan bulacan Thespesia populnea Derek D. Cabactulan
Bulala (Brgy.) - Santa Elena Camarines Norte bulala Nephelium mutabile Daniel Garino
Bunga (Brgy.) - Baybay City Leyte bunga Areca catechu Dennis Pascual Peque
Buri (Brgy.) - Lambunao Ilo-ilo buri Corypha elata Rb Gallego
Butuan (Brgy.) - Dao / Tobias Fornier Antique batuan Garcinia binucao Julie F. Barcelona
Butuan (City) - - Agusan del Norte butuan Garcinia binucao Derek D. Cabactulan
Cabadiangan (Brgy.) - Don Carlos Bukidnon badiang Alocasia macrorrhizos Derek D. Cabactulan
Cabadiangan (Brgy.) - Kadingilan Bukidnon badiang Alocasia macrorrhizos Derek D. Cabactulan
Cabanatuan (City) - - Nueva Ecija banato Mallotus philippinensis Patrick Gozon
Cabangcalan (Brgy.) - Floridablanca  Pampanga bangcal Neonauclea sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Cabanglasan (Mun.) - - Bukidnon banglas Nephelium lappaceum Derek D. Cabactulan
Cabariuan (Brgy.) - Sibalom Antique bariw Pandanus sp. Crisanto Olarte
Cabugao (Brgy.) - Pandan Antique cabugao, kabugaw Citrus grandis Crisanto Olarte
Cabuyao (Mun.) - - Laguna cabuyao Citrus hystrix Derek D. Cabactulan
Cacaon (Brgy.) - Talakag Bukidnon cacao Theobroma cacao Derek D. Cabactulan
Cadoldolan (Brgy.) - Sibalom Antique doldol Ceiba pentandra Julie F. Barcelona
Calabasa (Brgy.) - Labo Camarines Norte calabasa Cucurbita maxima Daniel Garino
Calantas (Brgy.) - Floridablanca  Pampanga calantas Toona calantas Derek D. Cabactulan
Calo-oy (Brgy.) - Sibalom Antique kaluuy Ocimum tenuiflorum S. Mella-Cardinal
Calubian (Mun.) - - Leyte lubi Cocos nucifera Derek D. Cabactulan
Calumpang (Brgy.) - Molo Ilo-ilo calumpang Sterculia foetida Rb Gallego
Calumpang (Brgy.) - Mabalacat  Pampanga calumpang Sterculia foetida Derek D. Cabactulan
Calumpit (Mun.) - - Bulacan calumpit Terminalia microcarpa Derek D. Cabactulan
Camangahan (Brgy.) - Bugasong Antique mangga, mango Mangifera indica L. Lanayon Zamora
Camansijan (Brgy.) - Culasi Antique camansi  Artocarpus camansi Derek D. Cabactulan
Camiguin (Isle, Prov.) - - Camiguin kamagong Diospyros blancoi Derek D. Cabactulan
Camiling (Brgy.) - - Tarlac camiring Semecarpus sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Canipayan (Brgy.) - Valderrama Antique nipay Mucuna pruriens Maria Fe Tonogan Painaga
Canitoan (Brgy.) - Cagayan de Oro Misamis Oriental nito Lygodium japonicum Derek D. Cabactulan
Canituan (Brgy.) - Kalilangan Bukidnon nitu Lygodium japonicum Derek D. Cabactulan
Capayawan (Brgy.) - Botolan Zambales payaw Monochoria vaginalis Derek D. Cabactulan
Capehan (Brgy.) - Libona Bukidnon cape Coffea sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Carael (Brgy.) - Dagupan City Pangasinan karael Albizia procera Simon Vistro & JM Garcia
Caranglaan (Brgy.) - Dagupan City Pangasinan dangla Vitex negundo Simon Vistro & JM Garcia
Carmona (Mun.) - - Cavite carmona4 Ehretia microphylla Derek D. Cabactulan
Casapsapan (Brgy.)  - Casiguran Aurora sapsap, nipa Nypa fruticans Rb Gallego
Casay (Brgy.) - - Antique casay Guioa koelreuteria , Serianthes grandiflora Julie F. Barcelona
Catmon (Brgy.) - Sibalom Antique catmon Dillenia sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Catmon (Mt.) - - Lanao del Norte catmon Dillenia sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Catmon (Mun.) - - Cebu catmon Dillenia sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Catmonon (Brgy.) - Esperanza Agusan del Sur catmon Dillenia sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Catoogan (Brgy.) - Dao / Tobias Fornier Antique toog Petersianthus quadrialatus Derek D. Cabactulan
Cawayan (Brgy.) - Impasug-ong Bukidnon cawayan Bambusa sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Cawayan (Brgy.) - Quezon Bukidnon cawayan Bambusa sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Cogon (Brgy.) - Balingasag Misamis Oriental cogon Imperata cylindrica Derek D. Cabactulan
Cuba (Brgy.) - Kapangan Benguet cuba Roystonea regia Kel Tan Chua - Barcelo
Culasi (Brgy.) - Sumilap Bukidnon culasi Decaspermum paniculatum Derek D. Cabactulan
Culasi (Mun.) - - Antique culasi Decaspermum paniculatum Derek D. Cabactulan
Culiat (City)5 - - Pampanga culiat Gnetum gnemon Rence Chan
Culiat (Sitio) Tulay na Lupa Labo Camarines Norte culiat Gnetum gnemon Julie F. Barcelona
Culyat (Brgy.) - Valderrama Antique culyat Gnetum gnemon Julie F. Barcelona
Dadiangas (Mun.) - - General Santos dadiangas Ziziphus talanai Derek D. Cabactulan
Dangla (Mun.)6 - - Pangasinan dangla Vitex negundo JM Garcia
Dao (Brgy.) - San Fernando Bukidnon dao Dracontomelon dao Derek D. Cabactulan
Dao (Mun.)7 - - Antique dao Dracontomelon dao Julie F. Barcelona
Dao (Mun.) - - Capiz dao Dracontomelon dao Jesse Legaspi Vego
Dapdap (Brgy.) - Anini-y Antique dapdap Erythrina variegata  Derek D. Cabactulan
Dasol (Mun.) - - Pangasinan dosol Kaempferia galanga JM Garcia
Dau (Brgy.) - Mabalacat  Pampanga dau Dracontomelon dao Derek D. Cabactulan
Dibutunan (Brgy.) - Dipaculao Aurora butung Barringtonia asiatica Rb Gallego
Diliman (Distr.) - Quezon National Capital Region (NCR) diliman Stenochlaena palustris Derek D. Cabactulan
Dinggalan (Mun.) - - Aurora dingkalan Barringtonia asiatica Derek D. Cabactulan
Dipalale (Brgy.)  - Casiguran Aurora palago Dillenia sp. Rb Gallego
Dipolog City - - Zamboanga dipolog Hedychium philippinense JM Agcaoili
Durian (Brgy.) - San Fernando Bukidnon durian Durio zibethinus Derek D. Cabactulan
Gadang (Brgy.) - Kapangan Benguet gadang Amomum sp. Kel Tan Chua - Barcelo
Gango (Brgy.) - Cagayan de Oro Misamis Oriental gango Trema orientalis Derek D. Cabactulan
Gumamela (Brgy.) - Labo Camarines Norte gumamela Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Daniel Garino
Hagonoy (Mun.) - - Bulacan hagonoy Chromolaena odorata Patrick Gozon
Hawilian (Brgy.) - Esperanza Agusan del Sur hawili Ficus septica Derek D. Cabactulan
Hindang (Mun.) - - Leyte hindang Myrica sp. Dennis Pascual Peque
Iba (Brgy.) - Anini-y Antique iba, kamias Averrhoa bilimbi Fe Quanico Salcedo
Iba (Brgy.) - Cabanglasan  Bukidnon iba Averrhoa bilimbi Derek D. Cabactulan
Iba (Mun.) - - Zambales iba, kamias Averrhoa bilimbi Derek D. Cabactulan
Igbarabatuan (Brgy.)8 - Anini-y Antique batuan Garcinia binucao Fe Quanico Salcedo
Igbotong (Sitio?) Bugo? San Remigio Antique botong Bambusa merrilliana Maria Fe Tonogan Painaga
Igburi (Brgy.) - Patnongon Antique buri Corypha elata Maria Fe Tonogan Painaga
Igdagmay (Brgy.) - Sibalom Antique dagmay Colocasia esculenta Irene Dagumanpan
Igdalaquit (Brgy.) - Dao / Tobias Fornier Antique dalaquit or dalakit Ficus subulata  Maria Fe Tonogan Painaga
Igkatumbal (Brgy.) - San Remigio Antique katumbal  Capsicum frutescens Maria Fe Tonogan Painaga
Igkurbasa (Sitio) - Sibalom Antique kurbasa, kalabasa, squash Cucurbita maxima Julie F. Barcelona
Iglanot (Brgy.) - Sibalom Antique lanot Musa textilis Leika Tatoy
Igtoog  (Sitio) - Sibalom Antique toog Petersianthus quadrialatus Julie F. Barcelona
Iloilo (City, Prov.) - - Ilo-ilo iloilo Duabanga mollucana Jesse Legaspi Vego
Imparayan (Brgy.) - Sibalom Antique paray, palay, rice Oryza sativa Julie F. Barcelona
Indang (Mun.) - - Cavite indang Litsea perrottetii Derek D. Cabactulan
Ipil (Brgy.) - Barbaza Antique ipil Afzelia bijuga / Leucaena leucocephala Derek D. Cabactulan
Ipil (Brgy.) - Belison Antique ipil Afzelia bijuga / Leucaena leucocephala Derek D. Cabactulan
Ipil (Mun.) - - Zamboanga Sibugay ipil Afzelia bijuga Derek D. Cabactulan
Ipo (Dam) - Norzagaray Bulacan ipo Ficus nota Derek D. Cabactulan
Kabangkalan (Mun./Brgy.)9 - -/Mandaue Negros Occidental/ Cebu bangkal Neonauclea sp. / Nauclea orientalis Jesse Legaspi Vego & Dennis Pascual Peque
Kabangtuhan (Brgy.)10  - Dao / Tobias Fornier Antique bangto? ? L. Lanayon Zamora
Kabayan (Mun.) - - Benguet baay Pueraria thunbergiana Rb Gallego
Kalambaguhan (Prov.)11  -  - Agusan del Norte , Misamis Oriental lambago Hibiscus tiliaceus Derek D. Cabactulan
Kalatungan (Mt.)12 - - Bukidnon lingatong Dendrocnide meyeniana Derek D. Cabactulan
Kalumbuyan (Sitio) - Belison Antique lumboy Syzygium cumini Irene Dagumanpan
Kalumpang (Brgy.) - Marikina National Capital Region (NCR) kalumpang Sterculia foetida Derek D. Cabactulan
Kamansi (Sitio) Fatima Dao / Tobias Fornier Antique kamansi Artocarpus camansi Fe Quanico Salcedo
Kamuning (Brgy.) - Quezon National Capital Region (NCR) kamuning Murraya paniculata Julie F. Barcelona
Katoogan (Brgy.) - Surigao Surigao del Norte toog Petersianthus quadrialatus Derek D. Cabactulan
Kawayan (Brgy.) - San Fernando Bukidnon kawayan Bambusa sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Kitambis (Brgy.) - Binuangan Misamis Oriental tambis Syzygium samarengense Derek D. Cabactulan
Kolambog (Prov.)11 - - Agusan del Norte; Misamis Oriental lambago Hibiscus tiliaceus Derek D. Cabactulan
Kolambugan (Brgy.) - Sibagat Agusan del Sur lambago Hibiscus tiliaceus Derek D. Cabactulan
Kolambugan (Mun.) - - Lanao del Norte lambago Hibiscus tiliaceus Derek D. Cabactulan
Kulasihan (Mun.) - - Bukidnon kulasi Decaspermum paniculatum Derek D. Cabactulan
Langcaon (Brgy.) - Barbaza Antique langka, jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Dante M. Juanitas
Las Pinas (City) - - National Capital Region (NCR) pinya, pineapple Ananas comosus Danilo S. Balete
Laua-an (Mun.) - - Antique lauan Shorea sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Laungcupang (Brgy.) - La Paz Tarlac cupang Parkia timoriana Derek D. Cabactulan
Lipa (Mun.) - - Batangas lipa Dendrocnide meyeniana Ponchit E. Ponce Enrile
Lipata (Brgy.) - Culasi Antique lipata Cerbera manghas Julie F. Barcelona
Lisub - Anini-y Antique lisub ? Fe Quanico Salcedo
Lomboy (Brgy.) - Dagupan City Pangasinan lomboy Syzygium cumini Simon Vistro & JM Garcia
Lombuyan (Brgy.) - Barbaza Antique lumboy Syzygium cumini Dante M. Juanitas
Lucban (Mun.) - - Quezon lucban Citrus grandis Derek D. Cabactulan
Lumban (Mun.) - - Laguna lumban Aleurites moluccana Derek D. Cabactulan
Mabalacat (Mun.) - - Pampanga  balakat Ziziphus talanai Patrick Gozon
Mabiga (Brgy.) - - Pampanga biga Alocasia macrorrhizos Derek D. Cabactulan
Mabuyong (Brgy.) - Anini-y Antique mabuyong Melastoma malabathricum Fe Quanico Salcedo
Macogon (Brgy.) - Labo Camarines Norte cogon Imperata cylindrica Daniel Garino
Macopa (Brgy.) - Talisayan Misamis Oriental macopa Syzygium malaccense Derek D. Cabactulan
Malaiba (Brgy.) - San Jose de Buenavista Antique malaiba Koordersiodendron pinnatum Leika Tatoy
Malued (Brgy.) - Dagupan City Pangasinan lauer Piper betle Simon Vistro & JM Garcia
Mangga (Brgy.) - Alcantara Cebu mangga Mangifera indica Dennis Pascual Peque
Mangga (Brgy.) - Sugbong Cogon Misamis Oriental cogon Imperata cylindrica Derek D. Cabactulan
Manggahan (Brgy.) - Pasig National Capital Region (NCR) mangga, mango Mangifera indica Julie F. Barcelona
Manila (City)14 - - National Capital Region (NCR) nilad Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea Derek D. Cabactulan
Mantigue (Isle) - Mahinog Camiguin mantigue Pemphis acidula Derek D. Cabactulan
Mapandan (Mun.) - - Pangasinan pandan Pandanus sp. JM Garcia
Maribojoc (Mun.) - - Bohol malabuhok Casuarina equisetifolia Patrick Gozon
Masantol (Mun.) - - Pampanga santol Sandoricum koetjape Derek D. Cabactulan
Matayumtayum (Brgy.) - La Paz Tarlac tayum Indigofera sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Matungao (Brgy.) - Bulakan Bulacan tungao Melastoma malabathricum Derek D. Cabactulan
Mauban (Mun.) - - Quezon mauban Planchonia spectabilis Patrick Gozon
Mayana (Brgy.) - Sagay Camiguin mayana Plectranthus scutellarioides Derek D. Cabactulan
Maypaho (Brgy.) - Quezon National Capital Region (NCR) paho Mangifera altisissima Derek D. Cabactulan
Maypajo (Brgy.) - Caloocan National Capital Region (NCR) paho Mangifera altisissima Derek D. Cabactulan
Maysantol (Brgy.) - Bulakan Bulacan santol Sandoricum koetjape Derek D. Cabactulan
Migcawayan (Brgy.) - Damulog Bukidnon cawayan Bambusa sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Misamis (Prov.)15 - - Misamis Occidental / Occidental kuyamis Cocos nucifera Derek D. Cabactulan
Molave (Mun.) - - Zamboanga del Sur molave Vitex parviflora Derek D. Cabactulan
Naga (City) - - Camarines Sur/ Cebu narra Pterocarpus indicus Dennis Pascual Peque
Nangka (Brgy.) - Libona Bukidnon nangka Artocarpus heterophyllus Derek D. Cabactulan
Nato (Brgy.) - Anini-y Antique nato Terminalia catappa Derek D. Cabactulan
Paco (Brgy.) - Manila National Capital Region (NCR) paco Diplazium esculentum Derek D. Cabactulan
Pagatpat (Brgy.) - Cagayan de Oro Misamis Oriental pagatpat Sonneratia sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Pajo (Brgy.) - Libertad Antique pajo, mangga, mango Mangifera altisissima L. Lanayon Zamora
Palali - - Ilocos Norte palali Dillenia philippinensis Patrick Gozon
Palawan (Isl., Prov.)16 - - Palawan palawan Cyrtosperma merkusii Derek D. Cabactulan
Pandan (Brgy.) - Mambajao Camiguin pandan Pandanus sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Pandanan (Brgy.) - Valderrama Antique pandan Pandanus sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Para–aque (City) - - National Capital Region (NCR) parang Alysicarpus tetragonolobus Derek D. Cabactulan
Parang (Brgy.) - Concepcion Tarlac Parang Alysicarpus tetragonolobus Derek D. Cabactulan
Pasig (Brgy.) - Candaba  Pampanga pasig Buchanania arborescens Derek D. Cabactulan
Pasig (City) - - National Capital Region (NCR) pasig Buchanania arborescens Derek D. Cabactulan
Peday - - - peday Cinchona sp. Kel Tan Chua - Barcelo
Pili (Brgy.) - Hamtic Antique pili Canarium ovatum Fe Quanico Salcedo
Pili (Mun.) - - Camarines Sur pili Canarium ovatum Julie F. Barcelona
Pinya (Brgy.) - Labo Camarines Norte pinya, pineapple Ananas comosus Daniel Garino
Pitogo (Mun.) - - Quezon pitogo Cycas sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Porac (Mun.) - - Pampanga porak Toona ciliata Derek D. Cabactulan
Pototan (Mun.) - - Ilo-ilo potot Bruguiera sexangula Rb Gallego
Pulupandan (Mun.) - - Negros Occidental pandan Pandanus sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Quiapo (Brgy.) - Manila National Capital Region (NCR) quiapo Pistia stratiotes Derek D. Cabactulan
Sabdang (Mun.)17 - - Benguet sabdang Erythrina subumbrans Kel Tan Chua - Barcelo
Sagay (Mun.) - - Camiguin sagay Claoxylon arboreum Derek D. Cabactulan
Samalague (Brgy.) - Dao / Tobias Fornier Antique samalague, sampagi Tamarindus indica Fe Quanico Salcedo
Sampaguita (Brgy.) - Kibawe Bukidnon sampaguita Jasminum sambac Derek D. Cabactulan
Sampaguita (Brgy.) - Veruela Agusan del Sur sampaguita Jasminum sambac Derek D. Cabactulan
Sampaloc (Brgy.) - Manila National Capital Region (NCR) sampaloc Tamarindus indica Rence Chan
Santolan (Distr.) - Pasig National Capital Region (NCR) santol Sandoricum koetjape Julie F. Barcelona
Savidug (Mun.) - - Batanes savidug Terminalia catappa Patrick Gozon
Silago (Mun.) - - Southern Leyte silago Wikstroemia lanceolata Dennis Pascual Peque
Silay (City) - - Negros Occidental kansilay Cratoxylum sumatranum Paul Andrew V. Fernandez
Soro-soro (Brgy.) - Mambajao Camiguin soro-soro Euphorbia milii Derek D. Cabactulan
Sugbong Cogon (Mun.) - - Misamis Oriental cogon Imperata cylindrica Derek D. Cabactulan
Taal (Mun.) - - Batangas taal Afzelia bijuga Derek D. Cabactulan
Taal (Mun.) - - Batangas taal Chamaerops excelsa Derek D. Cabactulan
Tabon-tabon (Brgy.) - Sibagat Agusan del Sur tabon-tabon Atuna racemosa Derek D. Cabactulan
Tabontabon (Mun.) - - Leyte tabontabon Atuna racemosa Dennis Pascual Peque
Tabongtabong (Brgy.) - Barbaza Antique tabong L. Lanayon Zamora
Tabongtabong (Brgy.) - Barbaza Antique tabong Macaranga tanarius L. Lanayon Zamora
Taganahaw (Brgy.) - Esperanza Agusan del Sur anahaw Saribus rotundifolius Derek D. Cabactulan
Tagbak (Brgy.) - Talakag Bukidnon tagbak Alpinia elegans Derek D. Cabactulan
Tagbakan (Sitio) - many  Quezon, Antique tagbak Alpinia elegans Julie F. Barcelona
Tagbalili (Brgy.) - Esperanza Agusan del Sur balili Imperata cylindrica Derek D. Cabactulan
Tagum (City) - - Davao del Sur tagum Indigo sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Talacogon (Brgy.) - Lugait Misamis Oriental cogon Imperata cylindrica Derek D. Cabactulan
Talacogon (Mun.) - - Agusan del Sur cogon Imperata cylindrica Derek D. Cabactulan
Talakag (Mun.)18 - - Bukidnon balangas Nephelium lappaceum Derek D. Cabactulan
Talisay  - *many places of different political units. Negros Oriental/ Cebu talisay Terminalia catappa Jesse Legaspi Vego & Dennis Pascual Peque
Talisayan (Brgy.) - Anini-y Antique talisay Terminalia catappa Fe Quanico Salcedo
Talisayan (Mun.) - - Misamis Oriental talisay Terminalia catappa Derek D. Cabactulan
Tambo (Brgy.) - Las Pinas National Capital Region (NCR) tambo Phragmites karka Danilo S. Balete
Tanauan (Mun.) - - Batangas tanaua Premna odorata Derek D. Cabactulan
Tapulao (Mt.) - - Zambales tapulao Pinus merkusii JM Agcaoili
Tarlac (Prov., City) - - Tarlac tarlak Saccharum sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Tayabas (Mun.) - - Quezon tagabas Diplazium esculentum Rb Gallego
Tiaong (Mun.) - - Quezon tiaong Shorea ovata Paulo Ortega
Tibig (Brgy.) - Bulakan Bulacan tibig Ficus nota Derek D. Cabactulan
Tigmamale (Brgy.) - Valderrama Antique mali Leea indica L. Lanayon Zamora
Tipolohon (Brgy.) - Claveria Misamis Oriental tipolo Artocarpus blancoi Derek D. Cabactulan
Tipuluan (River) - Sibalom Antique tipulo Artocarpus blancoi Julie F. Barcelona
Tuba (Mun.) - - Benguet tuba Croton tiglium Kel Tan Chua - Barcelo
Tubili (Brgy.) - Paluan Mindoro Occidental tubli Derris sp. Derek D. Cabactulan
Tugasnon (Brgy.) - Alubijid Misamis Oriental tugas Vitex parviflora Derek D. Cabactulan
Vigan (City) - - Ilocos Norte biga Alocasia macrorrhizos Patrick Gozon
LEGEND:
Brgy. - Barangay
Distr. - District
Mt. - Mountain
Mun. - Municipality or Town
Prov. - Province
R. - River
So. - Sitio

1
Antipolo = "Ang" + "Tipulo"
2Figs, strangling figs
3Binalatongan was the old name of San Carlos City, Pangasinan
4Also known as tsaang gubat
5Culiat was the old name for Angeles City
6Dangla was the old name for Alcala, Pangasinan
7Dao was the old name for Tobias Fornier
8Igbarabatuan was the old name for Brgy. Milagros
9A place where plenty of bangkal plants are growing
10Coastal plants; old name of Brgy. Villaflor
11Kalambaguhan/Kolambog/Colambog was the old name for Misamis Oriental, Agusan del Norte, and Cagayan?
12Named after nettle plants (members of the family Urticaceae) that used to be abound in the area
14Name derived from the old word "Maynila" = "May nilad"
15Misamis derived from two words, Misa (Held its first Holy Mass) + Kuyamis (sport variety of Cocos nucifera)
16Edible aroid produces yellowish starch, Pawan or Pauan in Visayan dialects are another term for Palawan
17Sabdang was the old name for Sablan, Benguet
18Kabalangasan was the old name for Talakag, Bukidnon


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