What is another word for zamia?

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[ zˈamiə], [ zˈamiə], [ z_ˈa_m_i__ə]

Zamia is a genus of cycad plants that are mainly found in tropical regions of the Americas. The term "zamia" is often used interchangeably with "coontie." Coontie was the primary source of edible starch in native Florida tribes before the introduction of maize. Other synonyms for the word zamia include "sago palm," "florid arrowroot," and "Carolina arrowroot." These synonyms highlight the plant's historical importance as a food source and its use in the production of starch. In addition, the term "zamia" is occasionally used to refer to a variety of Caribbean ferns that are commonly known as "tree ferns.

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