Petroleum nut




Local names: Abkel (Ig.); abkol (Ig.); apisang (Ig.); botiak (Ig.); dael (Ig.); dingo (Ig.); kabilan (Ig.); kalapakab (Bon.); kiligto (Ig.); langis (Ig.); obkol (Ig.); pilai (Bon.); sagaga (Ting.); petroleum nut (Eng.).

Abkel is an endemic species, which commonly grows as an epiphyte or pseudoepiphyte on trees in mossy forests at an altitude of from 900 to 2,400 meters in Bontoc to Sorsogon Provinces in Luzon and in Mindoro and Catanduanes. Continue reading “Petroleum nut”