Cycas


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cycas

(ˈsaɪkæs; ˈsaɪkəs)
n
(Plants) a palm-like plant of the genus Cycas, native to equatorial regions
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Noun1.cycas - type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leavesCycas - type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
cycad family, Cycadaceae, family Cycadaceae - ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids
Cycas circinalis, false sago, fern palm - southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliage
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The genus Cycas was first recorded from Vietnam by de Loureiro
Distribution: One genus, Cycas, with perhaps 100 species confined
especially in the genera Cycas, Encephalartos, Macrozamia, and Zamia,
ranging from a minimum of 180 [micro]m in diameter for Cycas revoluta to
in two species of Cycas and one unidentified species of Zamia
autapomorphy of Cycas with respect to the other genera.
from Cycas revoluta zygotic embryos; however, no clear evidence for
Cycas micronesica is the only native gymnosperm on the island of