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Distribution of Dioon species (redrawn from Jones 1993).

 

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Dioon spinulosum

Dyer

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Description

Distribution and Ecology

Big tree

Grows to a height of 16 m and diameter of 40 cm. It is among the tallest of cycads, but several other species of Dioon achieve the same diameter (Jones 1993). It also has one of the largest female cones known among cycads, attaining 80 cm long and 30 cm diameter (Norstog and Nichols 1997).

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Last Modified 2012-11-28