Zamia vazquezii

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Figure 1. Z. vazquezii in Naples Botanic Garden


Distribution & Habitat:

Open forest in northern Veracruz, Mexico.


A small cycad with a subterranean trunk, and leaves up to 1m long.


Very similar to Z. fischeri. Z. vazquezii has more, longer leaves, and more than 12 pairs of leaflets.


Sunny, moist, but well drained position.

Contributed by:

Angelo Porcelli (Figure 1)

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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