Zamia

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We always admire the palm-like Zamia plants (Macrozamia fraseri) in Bold Park. The spiky leaves of these primitive cycads were a defence against being eaten by dinosaurs. At present the cones on the female plants are splitting open to reveal the strikingly coloured orange-red seeds inside.

Zamia 4

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