The Gymnosperm Database

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Cycas taiwaniana

Carruthers

Common names

Taiwan cycad.

Taxonomic notes

Syn: Cycas revoluta var. taiwaniana (Carr.) Schuster.

Description

Distribution and Ecology

Taiwan, e.g. Taitung Xian: Hungyeh Village. A living collection provided by Dr. Horng-Jye Su. In cultivation at the experimental greenhouse of the Academia Sinica since 1983 (HAST Database).

Big tree

Oldest

Ethnobotany

Leaves have been used to make a tea (Jones 1993).

Observations

Taiwan has established the Taiwan Cycas Nature Preserve, which is likely a good place to find it.

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Last Modified 2017-12-29