This member of the Cycadaceae
family was given this name by David John de Laubenfels in 1998. It is found
in Central Vietnam and
Eastern Laos, growing in
peat or a well drained soil with some to lots of water and little to
The caudex will slowly evolve to a 30 centimetre, with a 15
centimetre thick and 60 centimetre high stem. The
leaves grow to 2,4
meters. Both the male and the female cones are yellow, and
besides seeds it can be reproduced by offsets.
Named after W
Micholitz (1854-1932), who made the type collections.