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Encephalartos heenanii

Encephalartos heenanii growing in habitat. Photo Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency Threatened Plants Project
Common names: woolly cycad (Eng.), wollerige broodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... author thanks Winfred Ngwenya and H.F. Glen for images of Encephalartos heenanii growing in the Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and ... and Parks Agency Threatened Plants Project for images of Encephalartos heenanii growing in habitat.   Encephalartos ...

03 / 01 / 2022 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos ngoyanus

Encephalartos ngoyanus
Common names: Ngoye dwarf cycad (Eng.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... red and 29 mm long, 18–20 mm in diameter. Encephalartos ngoyanus occurs naturally in northern KwaZulu-Natal from the ... receives a rainfall of 750–1 000 mm per annum. Encephalartos ngoyanus occurs in grassland and grass fires are common in this ...

08 / 03 / 2021 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos nubimontanus

Encephalartos nubimontanus
Common names: blue cycad, cloud mountain cycad (Eng.); bloubroodboom (Afr.), isigciki-somkhovu (isiZulu); gebeleweni (siSwati)
Family: Zamiaceae

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden August 2020 Encephalartos nubimontanus is a very attractive, fast-growing, small to ... when ripe.  This species is similar to Encephalartos cupidus (Blyde River Cycad), but they differ in their growth ...

17 / 08 / 2020 | Winfred Velephi Ngwenya | Lowveld NBG
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Encephalartos ghellinckii

Encephalartos ghellinckii
Common names: Drakensberg cycad (Eng.); drakensbergbroodboom (Afr.); isidawu (Zul.); umguza (Xho.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... Young plants of this cycad may be confused with Encephalartos cycadifolius , the latter occurs in the Eastern Cape and in ... cold with severe frost and snow in winter. Encephalartos ghellinckii occurs in grassland and grassfires are common ...

09 / 03 / 2020 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos aemulans

Encephalartos aemulans
Common names: Ngotshe cycad (Eng.); ngotshe-broodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... : images by Willem Froneman, Lowveld NBG. Encephalartos aemulans is a medium-sized cycad. The stem is erect and ... allow the insects to enter and to pollinate the cone. Encephalartos This cycad grows best in semi-shade or full sun. This species ...

16 / 09 / 2019 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos msinganus

Encephalartos msinganus
Common names: Msinga cycad (Eng.); msinga-broodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... images by Willem Froneman, Lowveld NBG.   Encephalartos msinganus has an aerially unbranched stem, up to 3 m long and ... allow the insects to enter and to pollinate the cone. Encephalartos This plant grows best in light shade or full sun. This ...

15 / 07 / 2019 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos latifrons

Encephalartos latifrons
Common names: Albany cycad (Eng.), Albany-broodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... National Botanical Garden January 2016   Encephalartos latifrons develops stems up to 3 m in height and 300-450 mm in ... the top half curved or entirely curled back. Encephalartos is a dioecious plant which means that the male and female ...

11 / 01 / 2016 | John Winter | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos cupidus

Plant growing in garden
Common names: Blyde River cycad
Family: Zamiaceae

... Pretoria National herbarium January 2015 Encephalartos cupidus is a dwarf cycad with a subterranean stem which grows ... off during May–July to produce about 120 seeds. Encephalartos cupidus occurs within a restricted area of the Mpumalanga ...

05 / 01 / 2015 | K w Sepheka | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Encephalartos eugene-maraisii

Encephalartos eugene-maraisii
Common names: Waterberg cycad (Eng.); bergpalm, waterberg-broodboom (Afr.); mofaka (Sepedi)
Family: Zamiaceae

... Pretoria July 2014     Encephalartos eugene-maraisii has a medium-sized to large cycad with an ... long and 160-200mm in diameter. The female cones of Encephalartos eugene-maraisii do not disintegrate spontaneously, but dry out ...

28 / 07 / 2014 | K w Sepheka | Pretoria NBG
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Encephalartos umbeluziensis

Cones
Common names: Umbeluzi cycad (Eng.); Umbeluzi broodboom (Afr.)

... Updated March 2019         Encephalartos umbeluziensis is a small cycad with a subterranean stem ... that their surface is covered with small knobs. Encephalartos umbeluziensis is often confused with E. villosus and ...

19 / 08 / 2013 | K w Sepheka | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Encephalartos middelburgensis

E.middelburgensis in habitat
Common names: Middelburg cycad (Eng.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... National Herbarium July 2013     Encephalartos middelburgensis is a large cycad, with an aerially unbranched, ... obscured largely by the cataphylls of the stem. Cones of  Encephalartos middelburgensis  do not disintegrate spontaneously as those of ...

22 / 07 / 2013 | K w Sepheka | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Encephalartos laevifolius

Encephalartos laevifolius
Common names: Kaapsehoop cycad (Eng.); Kaapsehoop-broodboom (Afr.); mayiphuku (Siswati)
Family: Zamiaceae

... National Herbarium August 2012     Encephalartos laevifolius has tall stems, often reaching 3 to 4 metres in ... environment in which they are likely to germinate. Encephalartos Encephalartos laevifolius  grows relatively slowly and ...

13 / 08 / 2012 | K w Sepheka | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Encephalartos natalensis

Encephalartos natalensis: a "living fossil”
Common names: Natal cycad (Eng.); natalbroodboom (Afr.); isigqikisomkhovu, umhlungulo (Zulu); umguza, umphanga (Xhosa)
Family: Zamiaceae

... National Herbarium, Pretoria October 2011 Encephalartos natalensis is an evergreen quick-growing cycad, up to 6.5 m ... 25-35 mm long and 12-18 mm in diameter. Encephalartos natalensis is endemic to South Africa, occurring from Tabankulu ...

24 / 10 / 2011 | M.S. Mothogoane | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Encephalartos senticosus

Encephalartos senticosus
Common names: Lebombo, jozini cycad (Eng.); lebombobroodboom (Afr.); isigqiki-somkhovu, ujubane (Zulu); sijekwane (S)
Family: Zamiaceae

... in well-drained soil in sunny and partial shade areas. Encephalartos senticosus is a quick-growing cycad, up to 4 m high and with a ... each yielding 280-590 bright red seeds. Encephalartos senticosus has a well-defined range, scattered along the summit ...

19 / 09 / 2011 | M.S. Mothogoane | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Encephalartos aplanatus

Encephalartos aplanatus cycad
Common names: Swazi north-east forest cycad (Eng.); Umphanga wehlathi (Zulu)
Family: Zamiaceae

... in diameter. The sarcotesta is bright red. Encephalartos aplanatus occurs naturally in the north-eastern part of ... of the genus Porthetes (Family: Curculionidae). Encephalartos Encephalartos aplanatus is easily grown from seed. Cycad ...

16 / 11 / 2009 | Phakamani Xaba | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos caffer

Encephalartos caffer
Common names: Grahamstown cycad, Rhini cycad (Eng.); kafferkie (Afr.); uMphanga wase Rhini (Nguni)
Family: Zamiaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2009 Encephalartos caffer is a single-stem cycad with a woolly crown, the whole ... occasionally pale pinkish- yellow. Encephalartos caffer occurs in coastal-belt grassland, often among rocks, in ...

20 / 07 / 2009 | Phakamani Xaba | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos cycadifolius

E. cycadifolius mature plant beginning to cone
Common names: Bedford cycad
Family: Zamiaceae

... National Botanical Garden April 2009 Encephalartos cycadifolius is a slow-growing, single to multi-stemmed cycad, ... mm. Female cones are 200-300 x 160-180 mm. Encephalartos cycadifolius has a restricted distribution in the Winterberg ...

13 / 04 / 2009 | Phakamani Xaba | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos arenarius

Encephalartos arenarius
Common names: Alexandria cycad, Kwa Qaba cycad (Eng.); uMphanga wakwa Qaba (Nguni)
Family: Zamiaceae

... Garden Sptember 2008     Encephalartos arenarius is a multi-stemmed cycad with a lead stem of 1-2 m ... The seed is shiny red when mature. Encephalartos arenarius is endemic to the Coastal Dune Forest in the Eastern ...

08 / 09 / 2008 | Phakamani Xaba | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos lanatus

Encephalartos lanatus
Common names: Woolly cycad (Eng.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... Curculionid weevil ( Antliarhinus zamiae ). Encephalartos E. lanatu s is easily grown from seed. Because cycad seeds ... feed the plant with a generous layer of compost. Encephalartos is Greek for 'bread in head and refers to the floury, starchy ...

31 / 03 / 2008 | Phakamani Xaba | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi

Cones emerging
Common names: white-haired cycad
Family: Zamiaceae

... Botanical Garden August 2006 The stem of Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi ranges from 400-600 mm in diameter and can ... have no teeth on the upper or lower margins. Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi bears the largest number of cones in the ...

14 / 08 / 2006 | John Winter | Kirstenbosch NBG
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