genus Cycas


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Noun1.genus 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 leavesgenus 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 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, which solely constitute the Cycadaceae family is comprised around 100 species that are widespread throughout China, Australia, Malaysia, India, Japan, Madagascar, and Polynesia.
All cycads have two different kinds of root systems, with a third type unique to the genus Cycas (Jones, 1993).
Cycad aulacaspis scale prefers hosts in the genus Cycas, which is native to Asia, and it was first reported in the United States in Miami, Florida, infesting ornamental King Sago (C.