Interesting Cycads article

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Interesting Cycads article

Post by Conifers » Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:17 pm

Here. Seems they're not so ancient as we all thought!

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Post by GoggleboxUK » Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:37 pm

Interesting stuff, thanks fr the link.
"My research shows that every cycad species that we looked at is only 10 million years old," she said.
Still seems pretty old to me. Bruce Forsythe isn't even 90 yet and look how ancient he is!

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Post by flounder » Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:00 pm

obviously they're not an old plant........................mines only two years old icon_scratch
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Post by Matcycas7 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:53 pm

Which one is the oldest among these?
300-year-old Eastern Cape giant cycad at Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam in this link ... md%3Dimvns


Encephalartos altensteinii at Kew Gardens in this link

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