Where to see Cycads
In the wild
Carnarvon National Park
- Central Queensland, 10 hours from Brisbane.
Malolotja Nature Reserve
Swaziland National Trust Commission
- The Forest of Modjadji (Cycad Sanctuary)
- South Africa
In public gardens
The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
- 811 South Palm Avenue
Sarasota, Florida 34236 USA
A garden dedicted to epiphytes, including the amazing epiphytic cycad, Zamia pseudoparasitica,
and with many other interesting plants including cycads.
- Fairchild Tropical Garden
- 00811 Old Cutler Road
Miami, Florida USA
A garden dedicted to tropical plants, especially palms and palm-like plants
Fairchild Tropical Garden.
The Montgomery Botanical Center
- The Montgomery Foundation Gardens
00811 Old Cutler Road
Miami, Florida USA
Specialising in Palms and cycads.
The Huntington Gardens
- Los Angeles, California USA
A small but interesting collection of cycads.
- Cycads at UCR
- Santa Barbara, California USA
The Ganna Walska gardens, with a good collection of cycads.
- Living Cycads at BFL
BFL's living cycads (Cycadaceae) were originally given to UT Austin by the University of Chicago
from the collection of C.J. Chamberlain.
- JARDIN BOTANICO FRANCISCO JAVIER CLAVIJERO
- Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
(Apdo Postal 63, Xalapa, Ver., 91000 Mexico).
This regional botanic garden, though very young in comparison
with the larger botanic gardens of the world, houses
the Mexican National Cycad Collection.
UK and Europe
- by the City of Frankfurt - Germany.
Moor Bank Garden
- Dept of Biological and Nutritional Sciences, Newcastle University, England
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
- Richmond, Surrey, England
Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
- Edinburgh, Scotland
National Botanic Gardens
- Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
Aberystwyth Botanic Gardens
- University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales
- Hilversum, The Netherlands
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden
- Sattahip Chonburi Thailand
Fairy Lake Botanic Garden
- Shenzhen PR China
South China Botanic Garden
- Guangzhou Guangdong PR China
Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
- Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney
The Botanic Gardens of Adelaide
- North Terrace, Adelaide
With 10 genera and approximately 79 named species.
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
- South Yarra Melbourne
Townsville Botanic Gardens
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Cairns Botanic Gardens
Darwin Botanic Gardens
- Department of Botany, University of Pretoria
Lowveld National Botanical Garden
- Nelspruit, South Africa
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
- Cape Town, South Africa
- (Other South African Botanic Gardens
also hold good cycad collections)