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Family: ZAMIACEAE 

 Macrozamia miquelii
 
  
Author:  Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de Candolle 1869
Family:  Zamiaceae
Habitat:  East Australia
Soil:  Peat-grit
Water:  Minimum-Maximum
Sun:  Minimum-Maximum
Thickness:  50 centimetres
Height:  2 meters
Flower:  Brown
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Encephalartos miquelii, F.Muell. 1862. Macrozamia mackenzii Hort. ex Masters
This member of the Zamiaceae family was given this name by Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de Candolle in 1869. It grows in the costal parts of Southern Queensland and northern New South Wales in all from rich peat to grit, almost in swamp to dry rocks, shadow or full sun (sounds easy!). The caudex can grow up to half a meter in diameter, the stems reach for two meters.

Named after Dutch medical practitioner and botanist F.A.W. Miquel. Macro=big, zamia= cycas.

Sub-family: Encephalartoideae. Tribe: Encephalarteae. Sub-tribe: Macrozamiinae.