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Cycadales sp.


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Classis: Cycadopsida
Ordo: Cycadales
Subordines (2): Cycadineae - Zamiineae

Overview of familiae (3)[edit]

Cycadaceae - Stangeriaceae - Zamiaceae


Cycadales Pers. ex Bercht. & J.Presl, Přir. Rostlin: 262 (1820)


  • Diöales
  • Stangeriales
  • Zamiales

Note: This classification is not accepted by Christenhusz et al., (2011) and Tropicos (2015) as they place both Bowenia (Stangeriaceae) and Stangeria (Stangeriaceae) in Zamiaceae.


  • Persoon, C.H. 1820. O Prirozenosti Rostlin 262.
  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Reveal, J.L., Farjon, A., Gardner, M.F., Mill, R.R. & Chase, M.W. 2011. A new classification and linear sequence of extant gymnosperms. Phytotaxa 19: 55–70. Preview Full text PDF Reference page 
  • Stevenson, D.W. 1990. Morphology and systematics of Cycadales. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 57: 8–55.
  • Stevenson, D.W. 1992. A formal classification of the extant cycads. Brittonia 44: 220–223.
  • 2015. Cycadales . Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Dec. 21.

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Sikadeë
беларуская: Сагаўнікавыя
Deutsch: Palmfarne
English: Cycads
Nederlands: Palmvarens
日本語: ソテツ目
norsk: Konglepalmer
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