Cycas apoa

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Figure 1. C. apoa, showing the lovely leaflets.

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Distribution & Habitat:

North coast of New Guinea.

Description:

Very attractive, medium sized cycad to about 2.5m tall. It has lovely, dark green leaflets, with soft wavy edges.

Culture:

Light shade, well drained position. Has a bit of a reputation for being difficult.


Figure 2. C. apoa


Contributed by:

Greg Cuffe (Figure 1 - from Palms & Cycads No. 52-53, Jul-Dec 1996)
Robert Wilson (Figure 2)

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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