literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Cycas revoluta Tkunb.

Vernacular Name: Sago Cycas (E).

Stem 1-2 m tall. Leaves crowded at apex; leaflets linear, narrow, 1-nerved, margins revolute, apex spinous; rachis hairy; petiole thick, quadrangular. Megasporophylls numerous, 10-20 cm long, blade somewhat obovate or obovate- oblong, laciniate into villous segments nearly to the centre, segments with spinous acumen; stalk longer than the blade; ovules 4-6, densely hairy.
Fairly common in gardens, parks and as potted ornamental in houses.
Flowering : April - May
Fruiting : June - September