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The World List of Cycads
A Comprehensive Taxonomic Reference

Accepted species

Zamia prasina W.Bull View taxon in The Cycad Pages View taxon in Tropicos.org

Published in: Retail List [Bull]: No. 176: 20. 1881. View in Biodiversity Heritage Library (Retail List [Bull] View Publication info in IPNI View Publication info  in Tropicos)

Zamia polymorpha D.W.Stev., A.Moretti & Vázq.Torres

Distribution: Belize (Belize, Cayo, Orange Walk, Stann Creek, Toledo), Guatemala (Petén), Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Tabasco, Quintana Roo, Yucatán)

Conservation Status:
[NT], List

Nomenclatural notes:
Name previously used incorrectly in horticulture and literature to refer to sinkhole dwelling cycad now known as Z. decumbens Calonje, Meerman, M.P.Griff. & Hoese. Determined to be a prior valid name for Z. polymorpha D.W.Stev., A.Moretti & Vázq.Torres by Calonje & Meerman: J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 3(1): 43-49. 2009.

Type informationCollector and Number: W. Bull s.n.

Type Location(s): LT:K

Type notes:
Lectotype designated by Calonje & Meerman in J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 3(1): 43-49. 2009.


Author(s) Year Title Publication Page(s) Illustration(s) Comment(s) Abstract
Bull, W 1881 Zamia prasina Retail List [Bull] : 20

20 Protologue description
Calonje, M; Meerman, J 2009 What is Zamia prasina (Zamiaceae: Cycadales)? View in External Website J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 3(1): 43-49

Cited [Abstract]
Calonje, M; Meerman, J; Griffith, MP; Hoese, G 2009 A new species of Zamia (Zamiaceae) from the Maya Mountains of Belize [Zamia decumbens] View in Biodiversity Heritage Library J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 3(1): 31-41

Nicolalde-Morejón, F; Vovides, A; Stevenson, DW 2009 Taxonomic revision of Zamia in Mega-Mexico View in JSTOR Brittonia 61(4): 301-335

Thiselton-Dyer, WT 1884 Cycadaceae Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 190-195

Whitelock, LM 2002 The Cycads

327-328 P 483 (Z. decumbens) Description (Now considered Zamia decumbens)

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