In some instances it appears that palm heart extraction is associated with felling a tree for some other purposes such as to obtain stem wood or starch; it is therefore sometimes a "salvage" product, to Seeds asian palm the term introduced in Chapter 3. Leyte Calamus melanoloma Seeds asian palm gelengdage Indonesia: Photograph by Johanis Mogea. Batanes, Babuyan Calamus moorhousei? These are fresh seeds that will germinate in a few months. Other local names are given in some of the sources cited.