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Cycadales (Cycads)

Wikipedia Abstract

Cycadales is an order of seed plants that includes all the extant Cycads. These plants typically have a stout and woody (ligneous) trunk with a crown of large, hard and stiff, evergreen leaves. They usually have pinnate leaves. The individual plants are either all male or all female (dioecious). Cycads vary in size from having trunks only a few centimeters to several meters tall. They typically grow very slowly and live very long, with some specimens known to be as much as 1,000 years old. Because of the superficial resemblance, they are sometimes confused with and mistaken for palms or ferns, but are only distantly related to either.
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Family

Cycadaceae (Cycad) (116)   (27)
Zamiaceae (Cycads) (240)   (94)

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