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Synonyms for Cycadaceae

ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids

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Seed germination and storage of Cycas taitungemis (Cycadaceae).
Las Cycadas son un grupo de plantas pertenecientes a las gimnospermas que se cree, aparecieron durante el permico (Litz et ai, 1995), este grupo esta compuesto por las familias Cycadaceae, distribuida en Asia, Stangeriaceae en Sur Africa y Australia (Walter y Gillet, 1998) y Zamiaceae en las regiones tropicales y subtropicales de America, Africa y Australia (Jones, 1994).
The order Cycadales comprises three families (Cycadaceae, Stangeriaceae and Zamiaceae), and 11 genera (Cycas, Stangeria, Bowenia, Dioon, Encephalartos, Macrozamia, Lepidozamia, Ceratozamia, Microcycas, Zamia and Chigua) (Stevenson 1992).
Family Name (Latin and Common): Cycadaceae, the Cycas or Cycad family
Cycas siamensis (Cycadaceae), a widespread cycad, and the dwarf palms of the genus Phoenix, for example, are protected by an armor of overlapping dead leaf bases, while many geophytes such as the terrestrial orchids of the genus Habenaria survive the fires as underground organs.
Some of the species found on Pam's land are extremely rare, such as the Cycadaceae Zamia pumila, a low-growing fern-like coontie plant that serves as food for the Florida atala butterfly caterpillar (Eumaeus atala), which is a candidate for inclusion on the U.S.
Africa hosts all three cycad families: the Cycadaceae, Stangeriaceae and Zamiaceae, each of which is represented on the continent by a single genus (Figs.
Cycad aulacaspis scale may present a serious threat to the family Cycadaceae in Mexico; in Guam, A.
APPENDIX Aboriginal plant names in north-eastern Arnhem Land Botanical family Botanical name Uses FERNS Blechnaceae Blechnum indicum food Hemianthtidaceae Platyzoma microphyllum -- Sinopteridaceae Cheilanthes tenuifolia -- CYCADS Cycadaceae Cycas armstrongii food GYMNOSPERMS Cupressaceae Callitris intratropica tools MONOCOTYLEDONS Amaryllidaceae Calostemma sp.