genus Ceratozamia


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Noun1.genus Ceratozamia - small genus of Mexican cycads; sometimes classified in family Cycadaceae
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
family Zamiaceae, zamia family, Zamiaceae - a family of cycads often included in the family Cycadaceae: zamias
ceratozamia - a small cycad of the genus Ceratozamia having a short scaly woody trunk and fernlike foliage and woody cones; Mexico
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Gonzalez and Vovides (2002) analyzed variation patterns in nuclear DNA (ITS) and chloroplast trnL-F non-codified regions in the genus Ceratozamia and found homogeneity of characters and low genetic variation among species.
The genus Ceratozamia is especially threatened and is listed in Appendix 1 of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora).
If we examine the taxonomic history of the genus Ceratozamia, we