Cycas pectinata

COMMON NAME

Assam cycad

TYPE

Cycad

FAMILY

Cycadaceae

NOTES

​The tallest of all Cycas species with a recorded female type in North Kamrup, Assam measuring 52.8 feet.  Some can be found with multi branched arms radiating from a single truck.  The gum has been used as glue..

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Northeastern part of India, Nepal, Bhutan, northern Burma, southern China, Bangladesh, Burma, Malaysia, Cambodia, northern Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam

NATIVE HABITAT

Occurs in medium to tall closed forest on deep, often clay-rich and more fertile soils, usually as part of the general shrub understorey

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info

llifle.com



Cycas pectinata