Lepidozamia peroffskyana

Lepidozamia peroffskyana

Lepidozamia peroffskyana

(Peroffsky’s lepidozamia)

FAMILY

Zamiaceae

Species

Lepidozamia peroffskyana

Common name

Peroffsky’s Lepidozamia

Life form

Palm-like

Campus

Townsville

Description

This plant grows to about 4 m tall, the solitary trunk is quite thick to 80 cm diam. It naturally grows in southern Queensland and New South Wales, but is usually seen cultivated. The leaves are pinnate with the broadest pinnae 5-13 mm wide and with only 7-13 parallel veins per pinna. There are separate male and female cones.