Zamia amblyphyllidia

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Figure 1. A very healthy specimen in Katherine, NT.


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Distribution & Habitat:

Grasslands and open forests of central Caribbean Islands.


A small, branching cycad with a subterranean stem. Leaves to about 1.5m long.


Only recently described (1987), it is very closely relatedto Zamia_pygmaea.


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

Figure 2. Z. amblyphyllidia cfemale one

Contributed by:

Gary Beaumont (Figure 1)
Ian Edwards (Figure 2)

External Links:

Cycad Pages, JSTOR, Trebrown

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