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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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Encephalartos paucidentatus

Graceful cycad
Common names: Barberton cycad
Family: Zamiaceae

... Botanic Garden July 2006 The stems of Encephalartos paucidentatus are either upright or procumbent and reach a ... therefore assumed that they act as a pollinating agent. Encephalartos Encephalartos paucidentatus is a shade-loving species ...

03 / 07 / 2006 | John Winter | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos longifolius

Encephalartos longifolius growing in the wild.
Common names: Thunberg's cycad, Suurberg cycad (Eng.); Suurbergbroodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... in a sharp spine or it can be rounded. Encephalartos longifolius cones are very large and are of the heaviest of all ... cones that are 500-600 x 400 mm. Encephalartos longifolius is widely distributed in the southwestern parts of ...

19 / 06 / 2006 | D Bosenberg | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos trispinosus

Encephalartos trispinosus
Common names: Bushman`s River cycad
Family: Zamiaceae

... John Winter Kirstenbosch NBG May 2006 Encephalartos trispinosus developes stems up to 1 x 0.25-0.3 m, which are ... of the female cones takes place in April-May. Encephalartos trispinosus is endemic to South Africa and occurs in the ...

15 / 05 / 2006 | John Winter | Kirstenbosch NBG
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