Cycas seemannii

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Figure 1. Male cone of C. seemannii.



C. neocaledonica,
C. circinalis subsp. seemannii,
C. rumphii forma seemannii


Widespread throughout the South Pacific islands, (Fiji, New Caledonia, etc), usually in coastal areas.


Medium sized cycad to about 4m tall, with deep green, semi-glossy leaves to about 2m long.


Full sun, or light shade, in a well drained position, with sandy soil.

Figure 2. C. seemannii in habitat, New Caledonia.
Figure 3. C. seemannii
Figure 4. C. seemannii
Figure 5. C. seemannii male cone.

Contributed by:

John Lyle (Figure 1,2,3,4,5&6)

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Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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