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The World List of Cycads
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Accepted species

Zamia splendens Schutzman View taxon in Tropicos.org

Published in: Phytologia 55(5): 299-303. 1984. View in Biodiversity Heritage Library (Phytologia View Publication info in IPNI View Publication info  in Tropicos)

Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Tabasco, Veracruz)

Conservation Status:

Synonymy notes: Previously placed into synonymy with Zamia katzeriana by Nicolalde-Morejón et al. (2008) in Brittonia 60(1): 38-48. Perez-Farrera et al. (in Phytotaxa 270 (3): 161?181, 2016) considered Zamia splendens as an accepted species and Zamia katzeriana as a separate species with possible hybrid origin with Z. splendens and Z. loddigesii as putative ancestors.

Type informationCollector and Number: J. Watson 1980

Locality: Cultivated at Fairchild Tropical Garden, originally collected by Mr. Merrill Rogers in Chiapas, 18km along the road from Mexican highway 190 to Malpaso, 500 m

Type Location(s): HT:NY; IT:FLAS, FTG, MEXU


Author(s) Year Title Publication Page(s) Illustration(s) Comment(s) Abstract
Broome, T 2004 Growing Zamia splendens in Central Florida Cycad Newslett. 27(2): 12

Haynes, JL 2004 Phenology of Zamia splendens in South Florida Cycad Newslett. 27(2): 11

McDaniel, I 2004 Growing Zamia splendens in California Cycad Newslett. 27(2): 11

Schutzman, B 1989 A new species of Zamia from Honduras [Zamia standleyi] Syst. Bot. 14(2): 214-219

Schutzman, B 1984 A new species of Zamia L. (Zamiaceae, Cycadales) from Chiapas, Mexico [Zamia splendens] View in Biodiversity Heritage Library Phytologia 55(5): 299-304

299-304 Protologue description
Schutzman, B 2004 The history of Zamia splendens Cycad Newslett. 27(2): 8-9

SchutzmanSchutzman, Vovides, Vovides & Dehgan & Dehgan 1988 Two new species of Zamia (Zamiaceae, Cycadales) from Southern Mexico [Zamia soconuscensis & Zamia cremnophila] View in JSTOR Bot. Gaz. 149(3): 347-360

Stevenson, DW; Sabato, S 1986 Typification of names in Zamia L. and Aulacophyllum Regel (Zamiaceae) Taxon 35(3): 134-144

Whitelock, LM 2004 Notes on Zamia splendens Cycad Newslett. 27(2): 9-11

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