0007.000 Zamia L.

Wunderlin, R.P. & Hansen, B.F. (2000) Flora of Florida. Volume 1. University Press of Florida

Description of the genus

Evergreen shrubs. Stems simple, rarely branched. Cataphylls scale-like, sheathing at first, with a pair of inconspicuous stipules. Leaves compound, produced annually in flushes, stipulate; leaflets in alternate to subopposite pairs, lacking midribs. Cones pedunculate. Seeds angular with a brightly coloured fleshy layer surrounding a bony layer.

Worldwide: 30 species native to south-east America, Central America, Mexico and the West Indies.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image yet

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
furfuracea Aiton

Other sources of information about Zamia:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Zamia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Zamia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Zamia
Wikipedia: Zamia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Zamia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Zamia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Zamia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2557, retrieved 16 June 2021

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 10:30pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use