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Family: ZAMIACEAE 

 Ceratozamia mexicana
 
  
Author:  Adolphe Théodore de Brongniart 1846
Family:  Zamiaceae
Habitat:  Central Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  Stem 50 centimetres, leaves 150 centimetres long.
"Flower":  Pollen cones brown, Seed cones grey
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Mexican Horncone Cycad
Synonyms:  Zamia mexicana, Jean Jules Linden 1853. Ceratozamia brevifolia, Miq. 1848. Ceratozamia intermedia, Miq. 1848. Ceratozamia longifolia var. minor, Miq. 1849. Dipsacozamia mexicana , Liebm. ex Dyer 1884

Sown in 1878. 30 centimetres in 130 years, given good conditions in the Victorian House, Copenhagen.

   This member of the Zamiazeae family was described with this name by Adolphe Théodore de  Brongniart in 1846. It is found in forests of Hidalgo, Puebla, San Luis Potosi & Veracruz, Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The stem will grow up to 25 centimetres in diameter and 50 centimetres high. The leaves can reach 150 centimetres long. The male cone is brown, the female grey.

MoBot list it as a member of the Cycadaceae family.

The name is from the Greek: "ceras" means horn, and "azaniae" cone.