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Gum Plant
Dioon spinulosum

English Common Name: Giant Dioon, Gum Plant

Chinese Name / 中文名: 多刺双子苏铁 (Duōcì shuāngzǐ sūtiě)

Other Local Name: Not known

Family Name: Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Dioon spinulosum

Synonym: Not known

Classification: Gymnosperms (Seed Plants)‎ > ‎Cycadophyta (Cycad Division)‎ > ‎Cycadales‎ > ‎Zamiaceae (Sago Palm Family) >> ‎Dioon

Origin: Mexico

Growth Habit: Shrub

Characteristic: Pinnate leaves that grow to about 1.5 to 2 m in length and radiate out from the trunk. 120 to 240 leaflets on each leaf are small and flat, have small thorns and taper to a sharp point.

Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and little watering.

Images Location: Putrajaya, Malaysia