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Oldest living plant?

Julius Heinis jheinis at nettally.com
Fri Jul 18 18:36:08 EST 1997


raquel guerra wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> 
> I over heard on the news this morning that scientist have
> discovered the oldest known living plant in Tasmania--does anyone
> have any info on this?  I would really appreicate it!
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Raquel
I don't really know, but there are some pretty old Cycads in Australia,
One I remember is called Metazamia.
I saw some big cycads in Darwin just a couple of weeks ago.

So, try Metazamia.
(Acutally some desert plants may even be older - in SW USA)
JULIUS





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