Zamia splendens

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Figure 1. Beautiful new leaf on Z. splendens



Zamia verschaffeltii

Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest of Eastern Chiapas, Mexico.


Very similar to Z. lacandona, except this plant has fewer leaflets, which are broader and more rounded.


See Zamia_lacandona.

Figure 2. A beautiful specimen in habitat.
Figure 3. Cultivated plant in Chiapis (Note the potting mix)
Figure 4. Z. splendens in habitat (Note the Ceratozamia_robusta behind it).

Contributed by:

Michael Gray (Figure 1)
Bob and Marita Bobick (Figure 2,3&4)


External Links:

Cycad Pages, JSTOR, Trebrown

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