What is another word for zamia?

3 synonyms found


[ 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.

Related words: cycad plant, cycad plant facts, cycad plant care, zamia plant benefits, zamia plant side effects, zamia plant pictures

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    Zamia americana is a grassy shrub that can grow up to 2.5 meters tall. The leaves are long, thin, and pointed and the flowers are small and green. The branches are hairy and the wood is white. The seeds are biennial and the zamia produces a lot of strings of small seeds.

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