MINDORO Biome: Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests or TROPICAL RAIN FOREST Precipitation: 2000 mm or 200 cm Weather types: rainy dry season SIGNIFICANCE: Mindoro is one of the beautiful places in the Philippines, sadly it is also one of the most deforested areas in the country. As hospitality and tourism students we must value our environment because this is the main attraction of the hospitality industry. Without a destination tourism will not be possible so we must care for our tourist destinations
MINDORO: FLORAWAX FLOWER PITCHER COCONUT PLANTS TREE
MINDORO: FAUNAFRUIT BAT TAMARAW MINDORO BLEEDING HEART
MINDORO: FLORAPITCHER PLANTSBurke Nepenthes (Nepenthes burkei)•Climbing plants found in tropical areas ofIndia, Malaya, Australia•have the leaves prolonged into a pitcher-likeappendage•There are about thirty species, of which the bestknown is Nepenthes distillatoria
MINDORO: FLORACOCONUT TREECocos nucifera L•A feather-leaved palm (Cocos nucifera)•cultivated in tropical regions forfood, beverages, oil, thatching, fiber, utensils, orornament.•Also known as the tree of life
MINDORO: FLORAWax FlowerHoya Mindorensis•Evergreen climbing vines or shrubs ofthe genus Hoya•Also found in India, China, Australiaetc.•having opposite, simple leaves andaxillaries, umbellate flower clusters.•Also called porcelain flower, wax vine
MINDORO: FAUNA MINDORO BLEEDING HEART Gallicolumba platenae•A distinctive but rare bird, the lastconfirmed sighting of the Mindorobleeding-heart in the wild was in1997.•Medium-sized•ground dove•named for the small, yetdistinct, orange patch on its whitishbreast
MINDORO: FAUNATAMARAWBubalus mindorensis•Aka. Mindoro Dwarf Buffalo•Bovine endemic•Originally found all overMindoro, but because of humanhabitation, hunting, and logging, itis now restricted to only a fewremote grassy plains•Endangered species.
MINDORO: FAUNAMIDOROR STRIPE-FACED FRUIT BATStyloctenium wallacei •Fruit-eating bats of the suborder Megachiroptera, •Live in tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia.