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46) In 1923, one of the District Foresters reported that the only trees cut were kalantas ('Toona calantas), guijo (Shorea guiso), narra (Pterocarpus indicus), ipil-ipil (Leucaena leucocephala), tindalo (Afzelia rhomboidea) and supa (Sindora supa) because these were the only woods in demand.
Softer wood varieties, such as the red Philippine timber, called kalantas or kalante, are also preferred for their natural fragrance and resistance to woodborers.
It also startled a school of small brown sparrows out from the thin limbs of nearby kalantas trees, a synchronized wave of wings.