Macrozamia moorei F. Muell
Macrozamia moorei F.Muell.
Encephalartos moorei (F.Muell.) F.Muell.
This cycad is native to Queensland, Australia, and is not found in the wild in North America. It is considered a threatened species.
Identification: While many cycads are low to the ground, this species resembles a palm tree, reaching up to 23' (7 m) in height, making it the tallest member of Macrozamia. The trunk is 20-31" (50-80 cm) in diameter. Leaves are up to 8' (2.5 m) long, arching upward and bending downward, with 120-220 leaflets. Individual leaflets are 8-14" (20-35 cm) × ⅛-⅜" (5-10 mm). Seeds look quite unusual.
Macrozamia moorei at the Palm and Cycad Societies of Australia (1 of 2)
Macrozamia moorei at the Palm and Cycad Societies of Australia (2 of 2)
Macrozamia moorei on Wikipedia
Macrozamia moorei on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List of Threatened Species
Macrozamia moorei on The Gymnosperm Database
Macrozamia moorei on Wikimedia Commons
Macrozamia on www.encinos.org
Macrozamia moorei description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.