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  1. coontie, Florida arrowroot, Seminole bread, Zamia pumilanoun

    small tough woody zamia of Florida and West Indies and Cuba; roots and half-buried stems yield an arrowroot


  1. Zamia pumila

    Zamia pumila, or Coontie, is a small, tough, woody cycad of the West Indies and Cuba. Zamia pumila was the first species described for the genus and hence is the type species for the genus Zamia and the family Zamiaceae. This cycad contains reddish seed cones with a distinct acuminate tip. The leaves are 60–120 cm long, with 5-30 pairs of leaflets. Each leaflet is linear to lanceolate or oblong-obovate, 8–25 cm long and 0.5–2 cm broad, with distinct teeth at the tip. They are often revolute, with prickly petioles. It is similar in many respects to Zamia furfuracea, but with slightly narrower leaflets, and to Zamia integrifolia, which differs in the more commonly entire leaflets. This is a low-growing plant, with trunk that grows to 3–25 cm high and diameter, but is often subterranean. Over time, it forms a multi-branched cluster, with a large, tuberous root system, which is actually an extension of the above-ground stems. Like other cycads, Zamia pumila is dioecious, having male or female plants. The male cones are cylindrical, growing to 3–15 cm long; they are often clustered. The female cones are elongate-ovoid and grow to 6–15 cm long and 4–6 cm in diameter. Pollination is by certain insects, namely the belid weevil Rhopalotria slossoni.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zamia pumila in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zamia pumila in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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