The Katmon (Dillenia philippinensis) belongs to the family Dilleniaceae. It is a semi-tall evergreen tree that is endemic to the Philippines. This tree grows in low to medium altitude forests throughout the Philippines, and is used for urban greening. It grows up to a height of 10-15 m. The trunk is erect and the branches usually start midway of the trunk. The bark is smooth with shallow fissures. The leaves are leathery, shining, ovate, elliptic or oblong-ovate, about 12-25 cm long, and coarsely toothed at the margins. The flowers are white, large, and about 15 cm in diameter with reddish pistils and stamens. The edible fruits are rounded, about 6-8 cm in diameter, with large fleshy sepals tightly enclosing the true fruit.