Macrozamia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Macrozamia: Macrozamia communis

Macrozamia

one of the Australian genera of the cycads; contain cycad glycosides (e.g. macrozamin) and cause hepatitis, gastroenteritis and zamia staggers. Includes M. communis, M. diplomera, M. heteromera, M. lucida, M. miquelii, M. moorei, M. pauli-guilielmi, M. riedlei. Called also burrawang palm, zamia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Association of cone thermogenesis and volatiles with pollinator specificity in Macrozamia cycads.
Sadly, this does not imply a lack of indigenous names but the fact that Australian ethnobotanists have given limited attention to local traditional cultures in areas where Macrozamia cycads are found.
22) was higher than the one reported in most of Macrozamia complexes, for example M.
Keywords: Macrozamia, fire, seed production, Australia, hunter-gatherers
The most significant among these plants are the cycads, a primitive, pantropical group of plants, of which there are two important genera in Australia: Macrozamia along the eastern and southwestern coasts, and Cycas in the north of the continent.
Keywords: ceremony, intensification, Macrozamia, central Queensland, mid-late Holocene
genera Encephalartos, Lepidozamia, and Macrozamia also constitute a
example, Macrozamia riedlei has Nostoc and grows on infertile soils with
The genus was related to the Encephalarteae by Petriella (1972); and, among the genera assigned to this family, Macrozamia is the one that most resembles Bororoa.