Zamia portoricensis
(Zamiaceae) 

 

Zamia portoricensis is known in Puerto Rico as "marunguey".  It is a native cycad which grows on the arid south coastal plain.  Can grow in full sun or partial shade.  Tolerant of dry soils and high pH.

 

 

Zamia portoricensis

 

 

 

Zamia portoricensis female cone - click to enlarge                        Zamia portoricensis male cone - click to enlarge
Female cone                            Male cone

 

 

 

 

 

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