Zamia

Zamia 1

Although it looks like a palm tree that has escaped from a suburban garden, the Zamia (Macrozamia riedlei) is actually a primitive cycad – a survivor from the age of the dinosaurs. At present the female plants in Bold Park have huge seed cones.

Zamia 2

But the cones on the male plants have done their thing and are now dead.

Zamia 3

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