Zamia loddigesii

COMMON NAME

None known

TYPE

Cycad

FAMILY

Zamiaceae

NOTES

An evergreen cycad with a subterranean caudex.  It usually has 2 - 6 erect or slightly recurved leaves, from 0.4 - 1.5 metres long, and a prickled petiole.  The stems are a source of starch that was once a staple food for many local peoples, it is little used nowadays.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Guatemala and Mexico

NATIVE HABITAT

Subtropical and warm temperate regions in low dry deciduous forest or semi-deciduous forests at mid elevations to cloud forest

WEB SOURCES

llifle.com

plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

tropical.theferns.info



Zamia loddigesii