Zamia furfuracea

Cardboard Plant

  • Family: Zamiaceae
  • Form: Evergreen cycad, reaching 3-4 ft.
  • Leaves: Pinnately compound, leathery leaflets
  • Stem/Bark: Contractile stems
  • Flower: Dioecious with male cones smaller in diameter than female cones
  • Fruit: None, seeds have a fleshy, red outer seed coat
  • Comments: Can be distinguished from the FL native Zamia floridana by having larger leaflets that lack twisting appearance
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