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Zamia maritima, Zamia crassifolia, Zamia fusca var latifolia
Distribution & Habitat:
Coastal savannah of eastern Mexico, where it can grow right down to the water.
A very distinctive cycad with thick, felty leaflets, and leaves up to 1m long.
Easily grown, likes full sun, and sandy, well drained soils. Very tough. Probably the most popular cycad, after Cycas revoluta.
Mike Gray (Figure 1)
Paul Kennedy (Figure 2)