Cycas maconochiei, Cycas

Cycas maconochiei

Family: Cycadaceae
Origin: North Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Its slender, straight trunks are often blackened by fire in habitat, and hold a neat crown of fairly short, flat, green to gray-green leaves. It makes a beautiful ornamental for tropical and some warm temperate areas but is rather rare in cultivation.

Distinguishing features: distinguished by the flattened leaves with short petioles and leaflets with recurved margins, and the basal leaflets reducing in size.

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Cycas maconochiei, Cycas
Cycas maconochiei, Cycas
Cycas maconochiei, Cycas

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