The Taitung Cycad is endemic to Taiwan, and is a gymnosperm plant belonging to the Cycadaceae
class, according to Forestry Bureau.'It usually grows between 1 to 5 m in height.
Cycads (literally Cycadales) comprise three families (Cycadaceae
, Stangeriaceae and Zamiaceae) and consist of a total of 10 accepted genera and 348 accepted species, divided as follows: Bowenia (2), Ceratozamia (30), Cycas (114), Dioon (15), Encephalartos (65), Lepidozamia (2), Macrozamia (41), Microcycas (1), Stangeria (1), and Zamia (77) (Calonje et al., 2017; Osborne et al., 2012).
These moths have been recorded associating with cycads on only 2 previous occasions: (1) Adults of an unidentified species of Anatrachyntis that develop larvae in the pollen cone were reported as pollinators of an Old World cycad, Cycas micronesica Hill (Cycadaceae
), on Guam (Terry et al.
Este orden, actualmente, consta de dos familias (Cycadaceae
y Zamiaceae), 10 generos y 331 especies (Christenhusz et al., 2011; Osborne, Calonje, Hill, Stanberg, L., & Stevenson, 2012).
The genus Cycas, which solely constitute the Cycadaceae
family is comprised around 100 species that are widespread throughout China, Australia, Malaysia, India, Japan, Madagascar, and Polynesia.
Adoxaceae, Asteraceae, Caesalpinaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Combretaceae, Cruciferaceae, Cycadaceae
, Ericaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabiaceae, Lamiaceae, Malvaceae, Moraceae, Myrtaceae, Papaveraceaea," Revista.Facultad de Medicina, vol.
Si bien no se ha establecido la relacion con una planta hospedera en especifico, su distribucion coincide con la que presentan las familias Cycadaceae
y Zamiaceae (Monros, 1954).
It is a wild ornamental plant from the family Cycadaceae
. The objective of this was to isolate and characterize the constituent(s) of FCP responsible for anti-diabetic activity and having potential to function as biomarker(s).
Sago and most other ornamental cycads belong to the largest subgroup of cycads, the family Cycadaceae
, a monogeneric family consisting of ca.
These include Araucariaceae, Cycadaceae
(cycads), Gnetaceae, and Podocarpaceae.