Cycas thouarsii Gaudich.

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Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

Cycas thouarsii

Photo: Ian Riddell
Leeds Close, Newlands, Harare

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Common names: African cycas (English) Madagascar cycad (English) Malagasy cycad (English)
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Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 32. (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 74. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 17.

Goode, D. (1989). Cycads of Africa Struik, Cape Town Pages 20 - 23. (Includes a picture).

Lewis, J. (1960). Cycadaceae (including Zamiaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 79 - 80. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cycas thouarsii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cycas thouarsii
African Plant Database: Cycas thouarsii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cycas thouarsii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cycas thouarsii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cycas thouarsii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cycas thouarsii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cycas thouarsii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cycas thouarsii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cycas thouarsii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cycas thouarsii
JSTOR Plant Science: Cycas thouarsii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cycas thouarsii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cycas thouarsii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cycas thouarsii
Tropicos: Cycas thouarsii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cycas thouarsii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=166640, retrieved 19 July 2019

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