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Distribution & Habitat:
It is found on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and along the eastern coast of Belize.
A small cycad with a subterranean caudex up to 10cm in diameter. It usually has 2-3 leaves, between 0.5 and 1.5 m long, and a prickled petiole. The leaflets are lanceolate with serrated margins in the upper two thirds, and up to 30cm long, and 8cm wide.
Sunny, sandy, well drained position.
Colin Wilson (Figure 1)