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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A., Mexico to Tropical America.

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela

Zamia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 24, 1892 Eggers [14034], Ecuador K000396080 Unknown type material
22261.000

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1659 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Hill, K.D. & Stevenson, D.W. (1999). A world list of Cycads, 1999 Excelsa 19: 67-72.

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