The Gymnosperm Database


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Macrozamia stenomera

L. Johnson

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Taxonomic notes


"Stem mostly subterranean, 8-15 cm diam. Leaves 2-10 in the crown, 40-80 cm long; rachis twisted up to 360°; pinnae 70-120, 1-4 times dichotomously divided, primary segments 2-4 mm wide, more divided segments 1-3 mm wide; petiole 7-15 cm long. Cones similar to M. heteromera. Male cones 12-20 cm long, 4-5 cm diam., spines to 1.4 cm long. Female cones 10-25 cm long, 8-12 cm diam., longest spines 1-2 cm long. Seeds 2-3.5 cm long, scarlet" (Jones 1993).

Distribution and Ecology

"Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on stony but sandy hillsides; chiefly around the Nandewar Range" (Jones 1993).

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Last Modified 2017-12-29