Cam Norte RafflesiaPENRO CAM NORTE STRENGTHENS INFORMATION CAMPAIGN ON RAFFLESIA MANILLANA. The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Camarines Norte headed by OIC, PENR Officer Marlon C. Francia strengthens its Information and Education Campaign (IEC) about Rafflesia manillana through an interview aired over GMA News recently. PENRO Francia said that the species is an endemic plant found in the Philippines and were seen at Mt. Guinatungan, San Lorenzo Ruiz, Camarines Norte, which blooms during the months of April and May. Further, he explained that the gathering of Rafflesia, or any other plant, especially those which are endemic and extinct, are highly prohibited and the violation may result to imprisonment, payment of corresponding fines, or both. (With report from PENRO Camarines Norte)