Cycas inermis

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Figure 1. C. inermis leaf detail.

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Synonymy:

Cycas siamensis subsp. inermis

Distribution & Habitat:

Found on small rises in semi-deciduous forest in Nam Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam.

Description:

A medium sized cycad, witha trunk to about 4m long, and deep green, glossy leaves to about 3m long. The leaflets have attractive, wavy edges.

General:

Very closely related to C. macrocarpa.

Culture:

Warm, lightly shaded, well drained position.

Figure 2. C. inermis
Figure 3. Several plants of C. inermis.


Contributed by:

Terence Leung

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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