Definition of Cycads. Meaning of Cycads. Synonyms of Cycads

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Definition of Cycads

Cycad
Cycad Cy"cad (s[imac]"k[a^]d), n. (Bot.) Any plant of the natural order Cycadace[ae], as the sago palm, etc.

Meaning of Cycads from wikipedia

- resemblances, there are a number of differences between cycads and palms. For one, both male and female cycads bear cones (strobili), while palms are angiosperms...
- Extracting edible starch from the sago cycad requires special care due to the poisonous nature of cycads. Cycad sago is used for many of the same purposes...
- other cycads. It is a less-common food source for some peoples of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Unlike metroxylon palms (discussed above), cycads are highly...
- brevifoliolatus, the escarpment cycad, is a cycad in the African genus Encephalartos. It is extinct in the wild. The escarpment cycad is an African plant that...
- 270 million years ago. The closest living relatives of the clade are the cycads, which share with the extant G. biloba the characteristic of motile sperm...
- Cycads are the next most abundant group of gymnosperms, with two or three families, 11 genera, and approximately 338 species. A majority of cycads are...
- related to other genera of cycads, and phylogenetic studies have shown that Cycadaceae is the sister-group to all other extant cycads. Cycas is thought to retain...
- be "true palms" in the family Arecaceae, or cycads with a palm-like appearance. Sago produced from cycads must be detoxified before consumption. Plants...
- htm, retrieved 7 September 2010 Czech Cycads: Cycads in Ireland: http://www.cykasy.cz/English/Cycads_in_Ireland.html, retrieved 20 September 2010...
- gymnosperms, plants that have unenclosed, "naked seeds": Cycadophyta, the cycads, a subtropical and tropical group of plants, Ginkgophyta, which includes...
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