It should be noted that Macrozamia were often referred to simply as 'zamia', which has been reproduced here for
More than 150 sources were searched to extract vernacular names applied to Bowenia, Lepidozamia and Macrozamia plants in Australia.
Meston (1904:6) recorded that the nut of the Macrozamia was called yoco and tooambie on the Batavia River (now the Wenlock River).
It remains an open question, however, at what stage substantial water leaching may have been necessary to support the production of large quantities of Macrozamia in the central Queensland highlands as suggested by Beaton, or to support the large rainforest populations of northern Queensland as suggested by Horsfall.
1996 Revisiting Pleistocene Macrozamia, Australian Archaeology 42, 52-3.
domes, Encephalartos, Lepidozamia, and Macrozamia, form the clade Encephalarteae (Stevenson, 1992)
1990), such as Cycas, Bowenia, Encephalartos, Macrozamia, and
Zamiaceae (Encephalartos, Macrozamia, and Lepidozamia), but not in the
species of Lepidozamia were at one time included in Macrozamia, but the
colored callus of the leaflets of Macrozamia, and have different
The occurrence of polyxylic steles has been reported in Cycas, Encephalartos, Lepidozamia, and Macrozamia (Greguss, 1968).
Cortical steles are present in Macrozamia, Lepidozamia, Encephalartos, and Cycas among extant genera of cycads, and only in Stem B in fossil cycads.