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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Cycas circinalisSago Palm, Queen sago, Fern Palm, Queen Sago PalmCycadaceaeC. beddomei.21
Cycas revolutaJapanese Sago Palm, Sago palm, King Sago PalmCycadaceae 22
Cycas spp.Cycas, Sago PalmCycadaceaeSee individual species.22
Encephalartos spp.Bread trees, Bread palms, Kaffir breadCycadaceaeSee individual species. There are about 60 or more species of Encephalartos.10
Macrozamia spp.Burrawang, CycadsCycadaceaeMany. See individual species.20
Microcycas calocomaPalma corchoCycadaceaeZamia calocoma Miq.00
Zamia sppZamia cycads. Pine cone cycadCycadaceaeSee individual species20
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