The tassle and fruit of Cynometra cebuensis, a newly discovered plant species in Cebu. Pink for young trees and bright creamy greenish yellow for older trees. Image from . The Cebu, an island in the central Philippines, is endangered of losing its natural forest with only 0.2% of it currently left. This is a pity since Cebu host at least two endemic plant species, the Polycias cernabrei and the Cinnamomum cebuense or the Cebu cinnamon.
Last year, there is another addition to the list of Cebu plant endemics: meet Cynometra cebuensis from the Tabunan forest in Central Cebu .
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