Ceratozamia mixeorum


Ceratozamia mixeorum was described in 1997 but has remained completely unknown in collections.  The populaiton is in Oaxaca in the Sierra Mixes thus the name mixeorum.  Plants occur on slopes and above streams in cloud forest.  Disturbed areas have been seen with plants growing in full sun that become bleached yellow and dwarfed.  It is doubful they persist outside of closed canopy.  Features to recognize are the long cone peduncle and shape of the stem.

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