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Category: Philippine Endangered Species
Date Posted: 2006-01-05
Scientific Name: Cycas chamberlainii Br. & Kienh.
Common Name: Chamberlain's Pitogo
Local Name: Pitogong Arayat
Description: A small, slender tree reaching a height of 8m and a diameter of 20cm. Its leaflets have tapered points and hairy veins running down from the leaf blade to the leaf tip. The male cone is oval and is rounded at the tip. Its seeds are smooth, flattened, and hairless.
Habitat: Known to be found on the steep, rather rocky ridges
Conservation Status: Endangered
Threats: Destruction of habitat, collection of plants for ornamental purposes
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