Igem-dagat

Scientific name
Podocarpus costalis
Family Name
Podocarpaceae
Its local name in different regions
Local Name Place

Conservation Status

Endangered

IUCN

EX
EW
CR
EN
VU
NT
LC

Endangered

DAO

EX
EW
CR
EN
VU
NT
LC
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Igem-dagat can reach up to:

Height

5 ft

Width

30 ft

Foliage buds 2-4 mm long, primary scales erect. Juvenile leaves up to at least 9 by 1.3 cm, acute or more or less rounded at the apex. Adult leaves linear, 4-7 cm (or as little as 2.5 cm on short side branches) by 5-10 mm, broadly acute or more usually rounded at the apex, sometimes with a small blunt apiculus, narrowing more or less abruptly at the base to a 2-3 mm petiole, slightly revolute; midrib above a distinct ridge 0.3 mm wide and 0.2 mm high
Seed-bearing structure on a 4-6 mm peduncle; foliola c. 1.5 mm long and early caducous; receptacle 12-15 mm long, reported to be red when mature. Seed with its covering 9-10 (including a small crest) by 6-7 mm. ... [O]ften confused with P. polystachyus because of a similar habitat and similar sized leaves. The leaves of P. costalis are slightly revolute while those of P. polystachyus are not' (de Laubenfels 1988).
0-300
Found on coastal bluffs

Seeds

Cuttings

Found on coastal bluffs

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