Forums and links


There are a number of discussion forums focusing on Cycads and their cultivation.

Please note that these forums are not directly associated with the society and any information or advice that is obtained from these sites are not to be considered to be the opinion of the Society.

Links to external Websites

The Cycad Society
The Cycad Society is an International Organization, established in 1977. It is dedicated to the Conservation of Cycads through Education and Scientific Research.

Illustrated Glossary of Cycad Terms
The ‘expanded glossary’ includes more than 1,200 terms, and it will be modified as needed. This illustrated glossary provides cycad-specific examples for more than 500 of these terms.

The World List of Cycads
This site hosts the official online edition of The World List of Cycads, a comprehensive compilation of cycad names including accepted names, synonyms, illegitimate names, nomina dubia, and invalidly published names.

IUCN/SSC Cycad Specialist Group
Description The IUCN/SSC Cycad Specialist Group (CSG) is one of around 120 specialist groups and task forces within the IUCN’s Species Survival Commission (SSC).

The Virtual Cycad Encyclopedia (VCE)
The VCE provides a range of articles on the history, taxonomy, biology, evolution, horticulture, conservation, etc. of cycads. The site is maintained by Jody Haynes.

The Cycad Pages
On this site you will find the “The World List of Cycads” with all described species, most of them illustrated plus lots of useful information on Cycads. The site is maintained by Ken Hill.

The homepage of the Palm and Cycad Society of Australia. It has many interesting articles on cycads and species pages with photos.

Montgomery Botanical Center
This is a tropical botanical institution in Coral Gables, Florida, specializing in palm & cycad research and educational collections.