​Lepidozamia peroffskyana

COMMON NAME

Burrawang Palm, Cycad, Pineapple Zamia, Scaly Zamia

TYPE

Cycad

FAMILY

Zamiaceae

NOTES

Lepidozamia peroffskyana is a large and handsome palm-like cycad with no spines while most species of cycads have some type of spines or prickles  It is one of two species in the genus Lepidozamia, the other being Lepidozamia hopei.  The species is named after Count Peroffsky (1794-1857), benefactor of the St. Petersburg Botanical Garden.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to eastern Australia

NATIVE HABITAT


WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

pacsoa.org.au

llifle.com



Lepidozamia peroffskyana