Zamia encephalartoides

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Figure 1. Z. encephalartoides

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Distribution & Habitat:

Endemic to Colombia, in the province of Santander, where it has two distinct populations.

Description:

A medium sized cycad to about 2m tall, with leaves to 1m long.

General:

This plant was named after the genus ', because it has far more similarities to that genus, than to most other Zamias

Culture:

Sunny, well drained position.


Contributed by:

Alvaro Calonje

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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