If you have ever seen the movie ‘Jurassic Park’ then you would have seen Cycads. Cycads were around 280 million years ago and in the Jurassic period (Dinosaur time) they were big in numbers and in variety. Unfortunately since then for all different reasons more than half of the 320 species on earth are on the threatened or endangered list.
In Dubai they are used a lot in Landscaping and you will see them in places like Dubai Marina, Arabian Ranches and many of the parks.
Cycads come in different sizes but