J Syst Evol ›› 2007, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (2): 246-250.DOI: 10.1360/aps040113

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Distribution and type locality of Cycas taiwaniana

1LIU Nian, 2XIE Jian-Guang*   

  1. 1 (Agriculture and Landscape Department, Zhongkai Agrotechnical College, Guangzhou 510225, China)

    2 (South China Botanical Garden, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650, China)liunian@zhku.edu.cn
  • Received:2006-03-10 Published:2007-03-18

Abstract: The morphological characters, distribution and type locality of Cycas taiwaniana are discussed in this paper. Cycas taiwaniana is only found in central-southern Fujian Province in China, with only one wild plant growing in Pinghe County. The type plant of the species still grows in front of CHEN Yuan-Guang Temple in Zhangzhou City.

Key words: Cycas taiwaniana, type locality