:::Taitung Cycads (Eastern Lowlands)
Taitung Cycads (Eastern Lowlands)
The Eastern Lowlands are confined to the alluvial cliffs and steep terraces along the Mawuku and Luye rivers. Taitung cycads (Cycas taitungensis) have a unique, short tree-like appearance and are very hardy. This is a relic species, that is currently endangered. Species exhibited in this exhibit area are Diospyros eriantha, Severinia buxifolia, Arundo formosana and Selaginella tamariscina.