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Distribution & Habitat:
Endemic to the Honduras where it is found from sea level to 200 m in dry woodlands thru to secondary forest and even on the edges of gardens and fields.
A small cycad with a subterranean stem, up to 12cm in diameter, 1-5 leaves, slightly to strongly recurved, oblong, 0.2-1 m long, a prickled petiole, and 10-15 pairs of glossy green, long-lanceolate leaflets. The new leaves can be red/brown or green and they can also be a white fluffy velvet look.
A much sought after plant by collectors.
An under-story plant, so it likes warmth, humidity and shade. Easily grown.
Colin Wilson (Figure 1,2,3&4)