This tree is called Akleng Gubat (different from Akleng Parang). It is a wild tree indigenous to the Philippines and has one of the most beautiful grains

Trees like this abound at the Garden of Indigenous Forest Trees or GIFT at RICA.

It is part of the RICA Ecological Sanctuary which includes a fishpond, fowlery, organic vegetable garden, organic ornamental gardens, and woodlands.

There is more to RICA!