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Cycas ferruginea

(Cycas ferruginea)

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Description

Cycas ferruginea is a plant species native to Vietnam and to the Guangxi region of China. It grows on rocky crevices in forested areas at elevations of 200–500 m. It is known from a belt of limestone bluffs in Lang Son Province and Thai Nguyen Province in Vietnam, and in western Guangxi Province, China. It is also cultivated at the Guilin Botanical Garden, Guangxi. Cycas ferruginea has pinnate leaves up to 2 m long. Seeds are brown, egg-shaped, up to 3 cm long.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Cycadopsida
Order:Cycadales
Family:Cycadaceae
Genus:Cycas
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