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Plants: Species

Cycad: Dioon Dioon sp.

FAMILY: CYCADACEAE (Cycad Family)

There are 11 species of Dioon cycads in Mexico and Central America, most of which are rare or threatened. Pictured (left to right) are a Dioon mejiae from southern Mexico and a Dioon merola, native to Honduras and Nicaragua.