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Macrozamia glaucophylla D.L.Jones
Family Zamiaceae
Macrozamia glaucophylla D.L.Jones APNI*

Synonyms: Macrozamia glaucophylla D.L.Jones APNI*
Macrozamia heteromera var. glauca C.Moore APNI*

Description: Stem subterranean, 20–40 cm diam.

Leaves 2–8 in crown, 60–120 cm long, rachis not twisted to moderately twisted; pinnae 90–120, grey-green to blue, dull; longest pinnae 16–25 cm long, 4–7 mm wide, usually dichotomously branched, basal pinnae not reduced to spines; petiole 12–25 cm long, 9–12 mm wide.

Male cones 25 cm long, 5–6 cm diam.; spines 0.2–1.5 cm long. Female cones 18–23 cm long, 9–11 cm diam.; spines 0.2–1 cm long; seeds ovoid, 3–3.4 cm long, 2.4–2.6 cm wide.


Distribution and occurrence: Locally abundant, but populations are sporadic, in dry sclerophyll woodlands on deep sandy soils, around Gunnedah and south to the northern Pilliga Scrub.

Dry sclerophyll woodlands on deep sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP
AVH map***

Text by L. Murray
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)


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