Foliage Follow Up: Eden’s curls

Our garden in Kigali/enclos*ure: the cycad's new leavesOne of our cycad’s new leaves — there’s more about this plant here.

Our cycad is a sago palm or Cycas revoluta, a species of gymnosperm with origins in the Mesozoic era.  Revoluta refers to the “curled back” leaves.

A strain of the earth’s sweet being in the beginning
In Eden garden. . .

— Gerard Manley Hopkins, from “Spring

Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Follow Up is the 16th of every month. Check out more beautiful leaves at Digging.

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