The Gymnosperm Database

 

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Assessed 2009.10

Cycas angulata

R. Br.

Common names

Ngathu (Bonta and Osborne 2005).

Taxonomic notes

Description

Distribution and Ecology

Tropical Asia, Australia and Polynesia; one species in Taiwan (Li 1975).

Big tree

Oldest

Ethnobotany

Has been used as food by aborigines in Australia.

Observations

Remarks

Citations

Bonta, Mark and Roy Osborne. 2005. Cycads in the vernacular, a compendium of local names. http://www.cycad.org/documents/Bonta-Osborne-Cycads-Vernacular.pdf, accessed 2017.12.29.

Li Hiu-Lin. 1975. Flora of Taiwan.

See also

Last Modified 2017-12-29