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  • Amongst Cycads, Zamia is confined to the New World, and amongst Conifers, Araucaria, limited to the southern hemisphere, has scarcely less antiquity; Pinus reaches as far south as Cuba and Nicaragua.
  • Xxiv.; Webber, The Development of the Antherozoids of Zamia, Bot.
  • - Stems tuberous or columnar, not infrequently branched, rarely epiphytic (Peruvian species of Zamia); fronds pinnate, bi-pinnate in the Australian genus Bowenia.
  • Zamia (South America, Florida, &c.).
  • - Like Zamia, except that the ends of the stamens are flat, while the apices of the carpels are peltate.