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Sampagita (Jasmine) 4/1 Pandakaki puti (Banana bush) 4/1 Bangisi 4/2 Baino (Sacred lotus) 4/2
Kuasia (Bitter bush) 4/3 Anjenjo (Chinese wormwood) 4/3 Salimbagat (Caper thorn) 4/4 Saligao 4/4
Amaiit (Indian plum) 4/3 Aroma (Cassia flower) 4/4 Malaatis 4/4 Laucuas (Lotus lily) 4/5
Aurora (Common morning glory) 4/6 Pakong-anuang 4/7 Sagmit (Wild raspberry) 4/9 Apatot (Noni) 4/10
Kaya-an (Seed-under-leaf) 4/11 Araro (Arrowroot) 4/11 Bagilumbang (Philippine tung tree) 4/11 Umbrella plant 4/11
Asoka (Sorrowless tree) 4/12 Alimpai (Caudated croton) 4/12 Botoncillo (Bachelor's button) 4/13 Pukingan (Butterfly pea) 4/13
Ashitaba (Tomorrow's leaf) 4/14 Arnica (Mountain tobacco) 4/14 Buyo-buyo (False kava) 4/14 Kolinta (Porcupine flower) 4/14
Red pineapple 4/16 Kogon (Speargrass) 4/18 Palmira (Palmyra palm) 4/18 Orchid tree (Poor man's orchid) 4/19
Peacock moss 4/19 Bias-pugo (Blistering ammannia) 4/19 Uray (Pigweed) 4/19 Manga (Mango) 4/20
Malabuta (Snake vine) 4/20 Arrow leaf (Arrowhead vine) 4/20 Banaba (Queen's flower) 4/21 Bayog (Bayur) 4/21
American Maidenhair Fern 4/21 Suliak-daga 4/21 Sasa (Nipa palm) 4/22 Tayum (Wild indigo) 4/23
Ambal 4/24 Ubi (Purple yam) 4/24 Buntot-kapon (Silver lace fern) 4/25 Kintsay (Celery) 4/25
Niog-niogan (Chinese honeysuckle) 4/25 Bue plumbago (Cape leadwort) 4/25 Spiral ginger 4/26 Gulipas (Indian ephedra) 4/27
Agave (Narrow-leaved century plant) 4/27 Alabong (Artillery plant) 4/27 Galamai-amo 4/28 Mamalis (Taiwanese cheesewood) 4/28

Lobo-lobohan (Wild gooseberry) 4/29

Grama (Pond lovegrass) 4/30 Baket (Japanese false blueberry) 5/1 Mirasol (Sunflower) 5/1
NEW MEDICINAL PLANT ENTRIES
Arugula (Rocket) 11/16 Apitong 12/1 Mexican mint marigold 1/16 Alfalfa 3/25
Napier grass 3/30 Anubing (Monkey jackfruit) 4/16    
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