Dioon merolae from Oaxaca, the so-called “Golden Dioon” is a more rare form of Dioon merolae, similar to the more common form of Dioon merolae – but faster. Dioon merolae Cycads with Blue-Green Leaves This Mexican native is a medium -sized plant well suited to warm temperate and subtropical climates. Its. Dioon merolae. (Zamiaceae), a new species from Mexico. Brittonia A new species of Dioon found in northwestern Chiapas is characterized.

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The leaflets of dioon taper to a sharp point. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Back to home page Return to top. Primeval cycads like this Dioon merolae are some of the oldest plants still living on the planet that trace their origins back to the ancient flora of the early Mesozoic era more than million years ago.

Includes 10 business days handling time after receipt of cleared payment. Plants occur in a forest dominated by Pinus and Quercus merolze also in tropical semi decidious forest with soils developed on sedimentary rocks and karst limestone.

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Populations are affected by over collection. This species may be propagated by seeds or by division and replanting of the attractive offsets or “pups” formed at the base of the oldest plant. Back to Zamiaceae index. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. Spindle shaped, grey-brown cm long, cm in diameter.


Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Any of the following ingredients such as pumice, small bark chips, perlite, wood shavings, vermiculite, and coarse sand can all be used to benefit good drainage. But it is eventually very drought resistant. Have one to sell? Watch list is full. No additional import charges at delivery! In the background Metolae lealei and Livistona rigida.

It is long lived and slow to moderately fast growing and a plant with 30 cm of stem can be eioon old or more years. Cream to white, oval shaped and approximately 30—40 mm long. Female plants produce very large ovoidal cones on an elongated peduncle, reaching cm metolae length, cm in width.

As with most cycads, a well draining soil and not too much water is the only requirement. However, in cultivation, a plant with decimetres of trunk is fairly old and considered a specimen.

The leaves fronds were used for decoration, especially in religious ceremonies. It is dioecious – it takes two plants to produce viable seeds. If you have any questions on shipping or your plant order feel free to email us.

Shipping is via U. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller sioon not specified shipping options. Back to Dioon index. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Laguna Hills, California, United States.

Dioon merolae

See other items More It has pinnate dioon that grow to about 80— cm in length. Specimens are found growing on steep sandstone cliffs, along thickly vegetated watercourses. The most The most distinguishing feature for this species is cioon imbricate leaflets; they are joined to the rachis with the upperedge of the leaflet inclined upwards so that they resemble ‘open venetian blinds’. Wear heavy gloves when handling or working close to the plant to avoid getting jabbed by the sharp points of the leaflets.


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Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. Basal leaflets not gradually reducing to spines. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. Seller information palmswholesale Expect these to grow steadily, producing merklae feet in length, reaching at maturity an overall height of feet.

Xioon and established plants have been reported to tolerate light frosts for some days.