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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Cycas revoluta Thunb.
Sago-palm, Japanese sago-palm

Cycas revoluta
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 57 [ser. 2, vol. 4]: t. 2963 (1830) [F. Hyde]

Family: Cycadaceae

Group: Gymnosperm

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southern Japan

Map of South Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Map of Florida Keys Locations

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Cultivated from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.

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Cycas revoluta has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Cycas revoluta
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 57 [ser. 2, vol. 4]: t. 2963 (1830) [F. Hyde]

Cycas revoluta
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 57 [ser. 2, vol. 4]: t. 2964 (1830) [W.J. Hooker]