Zamia cremnophila

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Figure 1. Attractive new leaf on Z. cremnophila


Distribution & Habitat:

A limestone cliff dweller from Tabasco, southern Mexico.


A small cycad, with leaves to about 2m long, with the young leaves being brown to purplish. In habitat, the leaves are pendant, however in cultivation, they becomne strongly arching.



Likes a sheltered, shady, moist, but well drained position. Prefers a neutral to slightly alkaline potting mix. Very rare in cultivation.

Contributed by:

Michael Gray

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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