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Showing Cycas distans
Type: "Queensland. COOK DISTRICT: Mitchell River catchment, 25 September 2015, B. Gray 9689 & S. Kitchener (holo: BRI [3 sheets + carpological]; iso: CNS distribuendi)."
APC Dist.: Qld
Etymology: "The species epithet is from the Latin distans (the present participle of distõ) and means ‘standing apart’, an allusion to the disjunct occurrence of this species."