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The Cycad Pages
Cycads in South America

Two closely related genera occur in South America, two species of Chigua in Colombia, and 14 species of Zamia extending from Colombia south to Bolivia, Brazil and Venezuela. Much of this region is poorly botanised, and more discoveries seem likely.

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