|Synonymy: None||Distribution: Mexico|
|Common name: Gum palm; Spanish—coyolito de cerro (little mountain coyol palm), palma de chicle (rubber palm), palma de chicalite (ref. to the seed preparation for foodstuff), palma de Dolores (Virgin of Sorrows palm), chicalito (seed only), coyolillo (seed only). Source for local names: M. Bonta & R. Osborne, Cycads in the Vernacular.||Conservation status: Vulnerable|
Epiphytic Dioon spinulosum!
Top and middle photos courtesy and copyright © 1998, Geoff Stein. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright © 1977, Jeff Chemnick; taken in habitat in Mexico.
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