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Seed dispersal in the cycad Zamia pumila in Florida

Author(s): W. Tang

Year: 1989

Journal: Canadian Journal of Botany
Volume: 67
Issue: 7
Pages: 2066-2070

Article Topic(s): Germination, Seed collecting
Research Setting(s): Pine, Pine rockland

Species Referenced: Zamia pumila (Coontie),


Studies seed dispersal of Zamia pumila in pine rockland habitats in Florida. Seeds tended to be deposited under nearby shrubs and seed germination was higher in shade compared to sun. Dispersal usually occurred within six months and in two periods: after seed ripening and prior to seed germination.

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W. Tang. "Seed dispersal in the cycad Zamia pumila in Florida." Canadian Journal of Botany-Revue Canadienne De Botanique 67.7 (1989): 2066-2070.

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ISSN: 0008-4026
DOI: 10.1139/b89-261
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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