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Ceratozamia fuscoviridis

Ceratozamia fuscoviridis D. Moore, "Sci. Proc. Roy. Dublin Soc., ser. 2: 113-114" (1878).
TYPE: description (lecto fide Stevenson & Sabato).


Description:

Plants arborescent.

Leaves 10 in crown. New growth emerging bronze, red or chocolate brown. Leaves light or bright green, semiglossy, flat (not keeled) in section; vernation straight; rachis not or slightly spirally twisted; armed with prickles.

Leaflets not clustered, lanceolate, symmetric, broadest below middle, not falcate, strongly discolorous, thick or leathery; margins flat.

Pollen cones yellow-green.

Seed cones yellow-green.

Seeds ovoid.


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