University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Elaeocarpus monocera

Elaeocarpus monocera Cav.

Family Elaeocarpaceae
Local Name Batawil
Habit Tree
Special Notes The wood is dried to make batawil (a long and narrow piece with wood used to carry heavy things)
Ethnobotanical Uses CONSTRUCTION: wood is used for tool handles and batawil;
Collected from Ahin, Tinoc, Ifugao, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Collector(s) Teodora D. Balangcod, A. Suyam
Identification Verified By Blas F. Hernaez-(2002-11-25)-(Elaeocarpus monocera)-(n/a)