Cycas seemannii

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Figure 1. Male cone of C. seemannii.

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Synonymy:

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

Habitat:

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

Description:

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

Culture:

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)

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

Google, Google Images, Flickr, PACSOA Forums