Ceratozamia zaragozae

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Distribution & Habitat:

Only found in shady Pinus forests at San Luis Potosi, eastern Mexico, at about 1800m altitude.


A small cycad to about 20cm high, with spirally twisted leaves.


Endangered in its native habitat. Popular with collectors.


A shady, moist position in well drained soil.

Figure 2. Close-up of the leaflets.
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Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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