Cardboard Cycad Flora

Cardboard Cycad

Zamia furfuracea

This robust plant is native to eastern parts of Mexico. The leaves are long and have a thick and furry texture! This low growing plant thrives in full sun, yet, is able to grow in shaded areas. Unfortunately, this plant is considered an endangered species.

Distribution: Eastern Mexico

Height: 1.3 metres

Width: 2 metres

Season: All year round

Location at Australia Zoo: Near Scrappa the saltwater crocodile!

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