The Palawan Santan is a wild flower endemic to Palawan. Unlike its close relatives, the Chinese Santan (Ixora coccinea) or the Indonesian Santan (Ixora javanica), which are bright red and commonly used as ornamental shrubs, the Palawan Santan has a distinct lighter peach tint.
Creature feature: love vine
The love vine (Cassytha filiformis) is a greenish to yellow climbing and twining, practically leafless vine that's a parasite of a variety of coastal flowering plants.
Creature Feature: mistletoe
In Western cultures, it’s a popular Christmas tradition for a couple to kiss when they meet under mistletoe. But did you know that there are also species of mistletoe that can be found in Palawan?