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[[File:Zamia_furfuracea.jpg|right|frame|Figure 1. ''Z. furfuracea'' - an attractive plant in SE Queensland.]]
 
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===Synonymy:===
 
===Synonymy:===
''Zamia maritima'',
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''Zamia maritima'',<br>
''Zamia crassifolia'',
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''Zamia crassifolia'',<br>
 
''Zamia fusca'' var ''latifolia''
 
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===Culture:===
 
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Easily grown, likes full sun, and sandy, well drained soils.
 
Easily grown, likes full sun, and sandy, well drained soils.
Very tough.
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Very tough.<br>
Probably the most popular cycad, after ''Cycas revoluta''.
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Probably the most popular cycad, after ''[[Cycas_revoluta|Cycas revoluta]]''.
 
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[[File:Zamia_furfuracea02.jpg|left|frame|Figure 2. A spectacular ''Z. furfuracea'' in Sydney.]]
 
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[[File:Zamia_furfuracea03.jpg|center|frame|Figure 3. A very large ''Z. furfuracea'' in Hawaii.]]
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[[File:Zamia_furfuracea04.jpg|center|frame|Figure 4. A mass planting of ''Z. furfuracea'' in Adelaide.]]
 
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===Contributed by: ===
 
===Contributed by: ===
Mike Gray (Figure 1)<br>
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Mike Gray (Figure 1&4)<br>
Paul Kennedy (Figure 2)<br>
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Paul Kennedy (Figure 2&3)<br>
 
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[[Category:American Cycads|Zamia furfuracea]]

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Figure 1. Z. furfuracea - an attractive plant in SE Queensland.

Contents

Synonymy:

Zamia maritima,
Zamia crassifolia,
Zamia fusca var latifolia

Common Names:

Cardboard Sago

Distribution & Habitat:

Coastal savannah of eastern Mexico, where it can grow right down to the water.

Description:

A very distinctive cycad with thick, felty leaflets, and leaves up to 1m long.

Culture:

Easily grown, likes full sun, and sandy, well drained soils. Very tough.
Probably the most popular cycad, after Cycas revoluta.

Figure 2. A spectacular Z. furfuracea in Sydney.
Figure 3. A very large Z. furfuracea in Hawaii.
Figure 4. A mass planting of Z. furfuracea in Adelaide.


Contributed by:

Mike Gray (Figure 1&4)
Paul Kennedy (Figure 2&3)

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown, Wikipedia, Floridata

Google, Google Images, Flickr, PACSOA Forums