The Florida arrowroot (Zamia floridana) belongs to Cycadaceae (the Cycad family). It is an evergreen shrub that is distributed in the southeast part of the United States, Florida to the southeastern part of Georgia, and as well as the West Indies. It grows in pine and oak forests, shrublands, shell mounds and so on. The half stems are buried in the ground. The leaves are pinnate compound about 80 cm long. They have 14-22 pairs of narrow elliptic pinnae. It produces small spherical flowers about 5-20 cm long.