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The World List of Cycads
A Comprehensive Taxonomic Reference

Accepted species

Dioon merolae De Luca, Sabato & Vázq.Torres View taxon in Tropicos.org

Published in: Brittonia 33(2): 180-184, figs. 2-3. 1981. View in SpringerLink (Brittonia View Publication info in IPNI View Publication info  in Tropicos)

Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca)

Conservation Status:

Type informationCollector and Number: M. Vázquez-Torres 2301

Locality: Mexico, Chiapas, Distrito de Tonala, Cerro de la Placa, about 4 km W of Tres Picos, 27 May 1979

Type Location(s): HT:NAP IT:FI, MEXU, NY, XALU


Author(s) Year Title Publication Page(s) Illustration(s) Comment(s) Abstract
Broome, T 2007 Growing Dioon merolae in Central Florida Cycad Newslett. 30(1): 10

Calonje, M 2007 Phenology of Dioon merolae Cycad Newslett. 30(1): 11

Chemnick, J; Pérez-Farrera, MA 2007 Dioon merolae De Luca, Sabato & Vázquez-Torres - its history, ethnobotany and conservation Cycad Newslett. 30(2): 8-10

De Luca, P; Sabato, S; Vázquez-Torres, M 1981 Dioon merolae (Zamiaceae), a new species from Mexico View in JSTOR Brittonia 33(2): 179-185

179-185 Protologue description
Flores-Vázquez, JC; Valverde, T; Lucas-González, JL 2012 How critical are the early life-cycle stages in the population ecology of cycads? A case study with Dioon merolae in Southeastern Mexico View in cabdirect Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 106: 40-58

Frasier, RL 2007 My personal experience with Dioon merolae in Texas Cycad Newslett. 30(1): 11

Lucas-González, JL; Flores-Vázquez, JC 2012 Seed germination of Dioon merolae, a cycad of Oaxaca, México, under different irrigation treatments View in cabdirect Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 106: 93-101

Osborne, R; Gregory, TJ 2009 Focus on Dioon merolae Encephalartos 97: 12-17

Stevenson, DW; Sabato, S 1986 Typification of names in Ceratozamia brongn, Dion lindl, and Microcycas A. DC. (Zamiaceae) Taxon 35(3): 578-584

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