The Parent order is - Cycadales
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Woody Family Cycadaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Cycas FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Pers.Total Number of genera - 1
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 95
Plant forms - Tree
World Distribution - Australia, Indochina, Malaysia, Pacific, Madagascar, E. Africa
Comments - Palm-like woody trees. Used to have all Cycads. Now has only Cycas Philippines with 10 species (9 of which are endemic), eastern Africa (including Madagascar), northern Australia, Polynesia, and Micronesia. Australia has 26 species, while the Indo-Chinese area has about 30. The northernmost species (C. revoluta) is found at 31N in southern Japan. The southernmost (C. megacarpa) is found at 26S in southeast Queensland, Australia.



Woody Genera of Cycadaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Cycas.




End of Listing Woody Families of Cycadaceae