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Numerous (see The Cycad Pages below)
Palma de la Virgen,
Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains, Mexico.
Distribution & Habitat:
Deciduous and oak forest, between sea-level, and 1500m.
A medium sized cycad to about 3m tall, with stiff, obliquely erect leaves up to 1.4m long. Leaflets can be hairy, or glaucous.
There is a variety, D. edule var angustifolium, which is often regarded as a more attractive garden plant.
Sunny, well drained position in sub-tropical or temperate areas. Frost tolerant.
Willie Tang (Figure 1)
Angelo Porcelli (Figure 2),
Mike Gray (Figure 3&4).