Cycad Unfurling New Leaves , Adelaide , South Australia . Living Cycads ( Divisi ...
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Description: Cycad unfurling new leaves , Adelaide , South Australia . Living cycads ( division Cycadophyta ) include about 250 species , with 11 genera in 3 families . Cycads are dioecious ( i . e . male and female reproductive structures are borne on separate plants ) , and reproduction is by seeds , which are produced on open carpophylls or seed bearing leaves . Although technically woody plants , unlike other woody plants , cycads possess a pachycaul stem .