The one remaining ligas tree or marking nut tree (Semecarpuscuneiformis blanco) growing beside one of the houses in Barangay Krus Na Ligas. An ancestor of this tree, whose branches grew in a cross formation, became the source and inspiration for the name of the community. Photos by Celeste Llaneta, UPMPRO, with help from former Krus Na Ligas Barangay Captain Julian B. Santos.

The one remaining ligas tree or marking nut tree (Semecarpuscuneiformis blanco) growing beside one of the houses in Barangay Krus Na Ligas. An ancestor of this tree, whose branches grew in a cross formation, became the source and inspiration for the name of the community. Photos by Celeste Llaneta, UPMPRO, with help from former Krus Na Ligas Barangay Captain Julian B. Santos.