Zamia


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Related to Zamia: Zamia pumila, ceratozamia, Zamia integrifolia

Zamia

 

a genus of perennial plants of the family Cycadaceae. The stems are mostly short and tuberiform with small leathery pinnate leaves. The anther (microstrobile) and seed (macrostrobile) cones are located on certain plants of the dioecious type. The seeds have a pulpy succulent seed cover. There are about 35 species distributed from Florida and Mexico to the tropical regions of South America. Local populations obtain starch from the plants of some species of Zamia. Z. media is sometimes grown in greenhouses.

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Bottlebrush Salvia coccinea Tropical sage Euphorbia pulcherrima Poinsettia Zamia integrifolia Coontie Vines, shrubs, and trees Vitis vulpinae Frost grape Prunus carolina Laurel cherry Quercus virginiana Live oak Ostrya virginiana Hophornbeam Carya glabra Pignut hickory Musa sp.
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Somatic embyogenesis and Biochemical changes in leaf callus of Zamia furfuracea L.
Representative species include Genipa americana, Morinda citrifolia, Neurolaena lobata, Saccharum officinarum, Theobroma cacao, and Zamia skinneri.
seeberi (AF158369), Dermocystidium species (U21336), Dermocystidium salmonis (U21337), Psorospermium haeckelii (U33180), Ichthyophonus hoferi (D14358), Aspergillus fumagatus (M60300), Chytridium confervae (M59758), Mucor racemosus (X54863), Acanthamoeba castellanii (U07413), Zamia pumila (M20017), Porphyra spiralis (L26177), Lagenidium giganteum (X54266), Labyrinthuloides minuta (L27634), Perkinsus marinus (X75762), Sarcocystis muris (M64244).
Late Pleistocene Zamia exploitation in southern Western Australia, Archaeology in Oceania 17:117-21.
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.
All of these species are Angiosperms with the exception of the Long Island endemic Zamia lucayana (Zamiaceae, Cycadales).
Decomposer of plant matter (genus) * Epurea luteola Decomposer of dead cactus (Erichson) Stelidota coenosa Mycetophagous Erichson Languriidae Pharaxonotha Phytophagous on Zamia flowers floridana (Casey) Coccinellidae Cycloneda sanguinea Predator of Aphididae (Linnaeus) Corylophidae Orthoperus sp.
Sydney, Australia, July 7, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - CONFERENCE VIDEO: Zamia Metals (ASX:ZGM); Graeme Deegan presented to brokers and Institutional Investors at Investorium.
They focused on populations of the Long Island endemic Zamia lucayana (Calonje et al.