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Family: ZAMIACEAE 

 Zamia integrifolia
 
 
Author:   Carl Linnaeus Jr. 1789
Family:  Zamiaceae
Origin:  USA; Florida, Georgia and Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic (Caribbean; Puerto Rico and Haiti)
Soil:  Mix or Sand
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  12 centimetres
Height:  40 centimetres
Cones Red-Brown
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  Florida Arrowroot, Coontie
Synonyms:  Zamia floridana A. DC. Zamia silvicola Small. Zamia umbrosa Small.
   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' - undivided.

 
                                                                                                     Found this rather skinny plant at Göteborg Lustgårdar.