Encephalartos ferox

Encephalartos ferox G.Bertol., Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna 3: 264 1851. (syn: Encephalartos kosiensis Hutch.); Encephalartos ferox, a member of the family Zamiaceae, is a small cycad with 35 cm wide subterranean trunk. It gets its name from the Latin word ferocious, likely from the spine-tipped lobes on the leaves of the plant.[2] It is found […]

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Encephalartos trispinosus (Cultivated- USA)

Encephalartos trispinosus (Hook.) R.A.Dyer, J. S. African Bot. 31: 112 1965. ;             Gymnosperms Fortnight-Zamiaceae-Encephalartos trispinosus from California-GS-19 : Attachments (2). 1 post by 1 author. Encephalartos trispinosus, another Cycad from South Africa known as Bushman’s River Cycad. Photographed from University of California Botanical Garden.           […]

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Encephalartos horridus (Cultivated- USA)

Encephalartos horridus (Jacq.) Lehm., Nov. Stirp. Pug. 6: 14 1834. (syn: Encephalartos nanus Lehm.; Encephalartos van-hallii de Vriese; Zamia aurea Miq. [Invalid]; Zamia gleina Miq. [Invalid]; Zamia horrida Jacq.; Zamia nana Miq. [Invalid]; Zamia tricuspidata auct.);     The Eastern Cape Blue Cycad (Encephalartos horridus)[2] is a small, low-growing cycad up to 0.9m (3 ft) […]

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