Cycas scratchleyana

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Figure 1. C. scratchleyana, leaf detail.

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Common Names:

None

Habitat:

Inland Papua New Guinea.

Description:

A small cycad, with a trunk to about 1.5m tall, and numerous shiny, dark green leaves.

General:

A rarely seen and poorly known species.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist.


Figure 2. Another leaf.
Figure 3. C. scratchleyana
Figure 4. C. scratchleyana cataphyll


Contributed by:

Eric Thoumire

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

Google, Google Images, Flickr, PACSOA Forums