Zamia


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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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Primarily, CR species are from the genera Encephalartos, Zamia and Cycas (Table 1).
This paper describes the first record of the cosmopolitan moth Anatrachyntis badia on the native Florida cycad Zamia integrifolia, and discusses its possible pollination benefit for this threatened plant.
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La familia Zamiacea comprende ocho generos y aproximadamente 180 especies, en Colombia esta familia esta representada por 20 especies incluidas en dos generos: Chigua, conformado por dos especies endemicas de las tierras bajas del noroccidente del pais y Zamia con 18 especies, distribuidas en toda la region tropical, exceptuando algunas especies que alcanzan los bosques de montana (Calderon et al.,, 2002).
Somatic embyogenesis and Biochemical changes in leaf callus of Zamia furfuracea L.
Burrawang or zamia. Agricultural Gazette of New South Wales 23: 1056-1958.
The only species native to the United States is Zamia pumila, which grows in southern Florida.
El microclima en una casa de sombra: Palmas y Zamia como indicadores de aclimatacion a la luz.
A su vez, el origen del consumo y las formas de procesamiento de la Zamia (llamada coontie en la Florida) documentados en las fuentes etnohistoricas de la Florida tambien han sido trazados a las Antillas (Smith 1951).
REPEAT AFTER ME: The homes along Zamia Avenue are all two- and three-bedroom units, but the buildings' mix of colors and rooflines help make the elevations distinctive.