Elaeocarpus calomala

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Elaeocarpus calomala
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
Genus: Elaeocarpus
Species: E. calomala
Binomial name
Elaeocarpus calomala

Elaeocarpus calomala (Blanco, Merr) is a species of tree commonly found in the Philippines and used to create religious images known as santo. In the Philippines, this is locally known as anakle, bunsilak, binting-dalaga (Filipino, "maiden's leg"). It is similar to native tree species known as batikuling.

Elaeocarpus calomala belong to the Elaeocarpaceae family, like the olongas, another native tree species in the Philippines.[1][2]

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