Cycas yorkiana

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Figure 1. Male cone of C. yorkiana.


Common Names:



North Cape York Peninsula, north Queensland.


Open eucalypt forest on sandy soils.


A medium tall cycad to about 4m tall, with bright green glossy leaves to about 1.4m long.


Very similar to C. badensis.


Sunny, moist, but well drained position.

Figure 2. Female cone of C. yorkiana.

Contributed by:

Gary Beaumont

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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