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Numerous (see the Cycad Pages below).
Distribution & Habitat:
Endemic to a wide variety of forested habitats from wet tropical lowland rainforests thru to drier mountainous areas of north-central Veracruz in Mexico.
A very attractive, medium-sized cycad with a trunk up to 0.5 m tall and up to a dozen dark green leaves in a graceful crown, each between 1-1.5m long, and with a spined petiole between 20 and 50 cm long. The new leaves can vary from bronze thru to light green and can be hairy.
A ightly shaded position, and moist, well drained soil. Quite slow growing.
Doug Eckel (Figure 1)
Paul Kennedy (Figure 2)