Saturday, September 5, 2009

Zamia Furturacea (Carborad Palm /Cycad)


Zamia Furturacea 


Zamia Furturacea , potted.


Common names :  Cardboard Palm, Cardboard Sago, Jamaican Palm, Mexican Cycad.
Family : Zamiaceae.

Commonly known as Cardboard Palm, although not a palmtree. Zamia Furturacea  is a  cycad native to eastern Mexico, widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and sub-tropical areas. It is also known as the poisonous plant.