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Dioon edule Lindl.
Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29(Misc.): 59. 1843
Family: ZAMIACEAE

Dioon edule Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
Dioons are extremely slow growing to our eyes but we must understand that they have been around for over 200 million years (remember these plants were around during the time of dinosaurs). Notice their distinctive character which reflects their antiquity and some very large specimens could possibly be several hundred years old. They truly are unequalled and intriguing living organisms that count the eons of time while we count the seconds. They are beauties.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Dioon edule Lindl.
Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29(Misc.): 59. 1843
Synonymy: 26
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Comb-like Leaf, Virgin’s Palm, Chestnut Dioon, Dioon
ITALIAN (Italiano): Dione
SPANISH (Español): Palma de la Virgen, Peine, Palma de Dolores, Palma de Santa Teresita


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Male cone in Joe's Cycad Gardens. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
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Male cone in Joe's Cycad Gardens. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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Photo by Cycad International. https://www.facebook.com/Cycads Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
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Photo by Cycad International. https://www.facebook.com/Cycads Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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Dioon edule seedling from Santa Rita Photo by: Cactus Art
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Collecting pollen. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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Dioon edule Photo by: Cactus Art
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Dioon edule new fronds. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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