This member of the Zamiaceae was
described by the young Carl Linnaeus in 1789. It is found in Florida
and Georgia, central Cuba, Dominican Republic and Bahamas. It was
found on Puerto Rico and Haiti. It grows in sand or sand loam mix
with some water and some to lots of sun. It is a rather low Zamiaceae;
only 40 centimetres high. It tend to form the stem underground.
The genera name from the Latin
zamia, for 'pine nut'. The species name means 'leaves entire' -