Macrozamia viridis

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Macrozamia viridis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Cycadophyta
Class: Cycadopsida
Order: Cycadales
Family: Zamiaceae
Genus: Macrozamia
Species: M. viridis
Binomial name
Macrozamia viridis
D.L.Jones & P.I.Forst.

Macrozamia viridis is a species of plant in the Zamiaceae family. It is endemic to Australia.


The taxonomy of Macrozamia viridis is as follows:

  • Kingdom-Plantae
  • Phylum-Tracheophyta
  • Class-Cycadopsida
  • Order-Cycadales
  • Family-Zamiaceae[1]


The fact that Macrozamia viridis has an occurrence at only two locations means that it qualifies for Endangered status. The population trend of the species is now decreasing. They can also be found in terrestrial environments.[1]


Macrozamia viridis can be found at the Wyberba and Girraween area in the south of the Darling Downs district of Queensland, Australia. This species of plants grow on sandy soils over granite in moderately wet eucalypt woodlands.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Macrozamia viridis". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 18 January 2013.