Stangeria


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Stangeria

a genus of the family Stangeriaceae of cycads, restricted to southern Africa.
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The Stangeriaceae consists of two genera: Bowenia (which comprises two species, both endemic to Australia) and Stangeria, which contains the single species S.
Africa and the adjacent Indian Ocean islands harbour a total of 67 cycad species comprising 65 Encephalartos species, Stangeria eriopus and Cycas thouarsii (Fig.
1996), the midrib in this species is very similar to that seen in the South African endemic, Stangeria eriopus (Kunze) Baill.
The order Cycadales comprises three families (Cycadaceae, Stangeriaceae and Zamiaceae), and 11 genera (Cycas, Stangeria, Bowenia, Dioon, Encephalartos, Macrozamia, Lepidozamia, Ceratozamia, Microcycas, Zamia and Chigua) (Stevenson 1992).
Australia, y Stangeria, de Sur Africa; y Zamiaceae, con los generos Ceratozamia, de Mexico, Guatemala y Belice, Chigua, de NW Colombia, Dioon, de Mexico y Honduras, Encephalartos, de Africa, Lepidozamia, de Australia, Macrozamia, de Australia, Microcycas, de W Cuba, y Zamia, ampliamente distribuido en America, desde S Estados Unidos hasta Brasil, Bolivia y N Chile (Norstog & Nicholls, 1997).
Dioon spinulosum, Macrozamia miquelli, Zamia amblyphyllidia, Zamia furfuracea and Stangeria eriopus.
base of this clade, and Stangeria appears to be allied to Ceratozamia
in length, but Stangeria had a slightly longer ITS2 sequence, 279.
1990) reported that shoots of Stangeria eriopus could be regenerated
It also has external striations on periclinal walls, like some species of the fossil genera Ctenis, Macrotaeniopteris, Mesodescolea, Sueria, and Dioonopsis and the extant genus Stangeria.