giant toog in makiling
petersianthus quadrialatus (merr.) merr. lecythidaceae
considered a university of the philippines los banos heritage tree, toog is one of the most majestic, most towering and largest indigenous tree species in the philippines having attained a trunk diameter of 340cm and height of 65m in its native habitat in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur.
these toog trees were planted in the forestry campus of up los banos as part of the ongoing reforestation and conservation program of the up college of forestry in mt. makiling forest reserve. (uplb heritage tree committee)