MOORE'S CYCAD FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Moore's Cycad is the tallest Macrozamia cycad and can reach 7m with trunk diameter of 50cm to 80cm. The fronds are dull green and up to 2.5m long with a short stem. Leaflets are about 20cm to 30cm long and 5mm to 100 wide, with each frond having 120 to 220 leaflets. The stems have spines. The see cones are barrel-shaped and about 40cm to 80cm long and 15mm to 20mm in diameter. The seeds are red, ovoid and about 4cm to 6cm long and 3cm to 4cm wide.
2m to 7m
open woodland, on shallow rocky soils.
propagation is from seed
Moore's Cycad is found around the Carnarvon Range area of central Queensland
|Common Name:||Moore's Cycad|
Relatives in same Genus