Celtis philippensis

Small fruiting tree with edible fruit, mostly found in the vine forest and along creeklines and coastal dunes. Unusual three-veined leaves. Pictured is a very old trunk estimated to be several hundred years old.

Celtis phillippensis

Celtis philippensis

Celtis philippensis

It has very hard wood, suitable for making tools and cheap furniture.

Celtis philippensis 2 Celtis philippensis

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Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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