Cycas revoluta Thunberg.


Genus: Cycas

Catalan common name: Cicas.

Spanish common name: Cicas. Falsa palmera.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Chinese-Japanese

Uses and properties: Edible or foodstuffs.

Habitats: Garden plants. Gardens.

Characteristics: A woody plant with an apical growth pattern that develops on a round trunk covered by leaf scars from prior years. In the upper half of the trunk emerge leaves that are very rigid, stickery divided and shiny on the face. There are female and male plants.