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Genus Name: Derived from the Greek words 'folded' and 'seed', referring to the groves in the seed.

Note: Be advised, in order to avoid confusion with this genus, it's estimated as much as 80% of all Ptychosperma in cultivation (from seed in cultivation), have been hybridized at some point in the past, somewhere along the line, hence lending to the often vast differences between habitat, and cultivated specimens. edric.