Zamia furfuracea L.f.
Synonym : Palma pumila Mill.
Family : Zamiaceae
Local Names : Cardvoard palm, Sago Cycas
Flowering and fruiting period: Not specified
Distribution: Native to Mexico
IUCN status: Data Deficient
Key Characters: A cycad with underground stem which slowly becomes aboveground with age. Leaves are green, comprises 8 – 18 pairs of leaflets and armed with small spines along the petiole and rachis. Leaflets are leathery, obovate to oblanceolate shaped, margin slightly toothed. Cones are erect. Seeds are oval shaped yellowish green at first and becoming red when mature.