The Zamia Palm is endemic in Queensland.
The tall, usually unbranched, slender trunk can be up to 20 m high.
Glossy green leaves are up to 3 m long and once divided into up to 150 alternately arranged leaflets.
Leaflets are up to 30 cm long by 3 cm wide and inserted along the middle of the upper surface of the leaf midrib.
The leaflets have 17 to 30 parallel veins.
Male cones are up to 30 cm long and the ovoid female cones can be over 60 cm long.
Bright red seeds are up to 5 cm long.