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Encephalartos horridus

E.horridus. Photo Nat Grobbelaar
Common names: Eastern Cape blue cycad, blue cycad
Family: Zamiaceae

... reproduce through suckers that grow from the mother plant. Encephalartos This is a very hardy, adaptable, relatively ... to reduce some of the pressure on wild populations. Encephalartos horridus (Jacq.) Lehm. Encephalartos horridus This cycad is assessed as Endangered ...

07 / 04 / 2003 | Lou-nita LeRoux | Lowveld NBG
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Encephalartos hirsutus

Encephalartos hirsutus
Common names: Venda cycad (Eng.); Venda-broodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... Mnisi Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden June 2023 Encephalartos hirsutus has an aerial, unbranched stem, up to ... and receive an annual rainfall of 350-650 mm in summer. Encephalartos transvenous is the other cycad occurring ... were raised based on the following points: species such as Encephalartos cycadifolius , E. ghellinckii , E. heenanii , ...

12 / 06 / 2023 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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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 ... and Parks Agency Threatened Plants Project for images of Encephalartos heenanii growing in habitat.   Encephalartos heenanii has an unbranched, erect, single ...

03 / 01 / 2022 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu 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 ... summer and very cold with severe frost and snow in winter. Encephalartos ghellinckii occurs in grassland and grassfires ... to allow the insects to enter and to pollinate the cone. Encephalartos Encephalartos ghellinckii is one of the slowest ...

09 / 03 / 2020 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi

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

... National Botanical Garden August 2006 The stem of Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi ranges from 400-600 mm in ... the tip but have no teeth on the upper or lower margins. Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi bears the largest number of ... six months before disintegrating to disperse the seeds. Encephalartos friderici-guilielmi occurs in large numbers on ...

14 / 08 / 2006 | John Winter | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos ferox

Encephalartos ferox
Common names: Maputaland cycad, Zululand cycad, Tongaland cycad (Eng.), Maputalandbroodboom, Tongalandbroodboom (Afr.), umthobane, uthobani (Zulu), chihanga (Thonga
Family: Zamiaceae

... long and are a glossy bright orange to red in colour.   Encephalartos ferox is a striking plant occurring in the ... and carry it some distance away before eating the seeds. Encephalartos The Encephalartos ferox is popular in gardens and in the ...

25 / 02 / 2002 | Sharon Turner | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos eugene-maraisii

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

... K.W. Sepheka National Herbarium, Pretoria July 2014     Encephalartos eugene-maraisii has a medium-sized to large ... long and 160-200mm in diameter. The female cones of Encephalartos eugene-maraisii do not disintegrate ... are light brown, 35-44mm long and 23-30mm in diameter . Encephalartos eugene-maraisii is closely related to several ...

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

Encephalartos dyerianus
Common names: Lillie’s Cycad, Lowveld Cycad (Eng.); Broodboom, Lillie-se-broodboom, Lillie-broodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... to allow the insects to enter and to pollinate the cone . Encephalartos Encephalartos dyerianus grows best in full sun but also ... the wounds to form a callus, before potting. The genus Encephalartos was described by the German botanist Johann ...

12 / 09 / 2022 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos dolomiticus

Encephalartos dolomiticus
Common names: Wolkberg cycad (Eng.); Wolkberg-broodboom (Afr.)
Family: Zamiaceae

... of the plants in the Lowveld National Botanical Garden. Encephalartos dolomiticus is a small to medium-sized cycad, ... were raised based on the following points: species such as Encephalartos cycadifolius , E. ghellinckii , E. heenanii , ... birds, rodents, small mammals and fruit-eating bats. Encephalartos Encephalartos dolomiticus thrives in full ...

04 / 12 / 2023 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Encephalartos cycadifolius

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

... Xaba Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden April 2009 Encephalartos cycadifolius is a slow-growing, single to ... 150-200 x 50-80 mm. Female cones are 200-300 x 160-180 mm. Encephalartos cycadifolius has a restricted distribution in ... northern and eastern slopes at altitudes of up to 1800 m. Encephalartos cycadifolius is frost- and drought-tolerant and ...

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

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

... K.W. Sepheka Pretoria National herbarium January 2015 Encephalartos cupidus is a dwarf cycad with a subterranean ... to break off during May–July to produce about 120 seeds. Encephalartos cupidus occurs within a restricted area of the ... plant is a frost-hardy and drought-tolerant. Species of Encephalartos are pollinated by insects and wind in the wild, ...

05 / 01 / 2015 | K w Sepheka | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Encephalartos caffer

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

... Xaba Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden July 2009 Encephalartos caffer is a single-stem cycad with a woolly ... are a glossy scarlet, occasionally pale pinkish- yellow. Encephalartos caffer occurs in coastal-belt grassland, often ... survives further inland where rainfall is 750 mm or less. Encephalartos caffer grows in rocky grassland slopes and is ...

20 / 07 / 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

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Sptember 2008     Encephalartos arenarius is a multi-stemmed cycad with a lead ... green when mature. The seed is shiny red when mature. Encephalartos arenarius is endemic to the Coastal Dune Forest ... by the Curculionid weevil ( Antliarhinus zamiae ). Encephalartos As noted in other cycad species, Encephalartos ...

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

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

... 13 mm to 15 mm in diameter. The sarcotesta is bright red. Encephalartos aplanatus occurs naturally in the north-eastern ... by beetles 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 altensteinii

Female cones of E. altensteinii
Common names: Eastern Cape cycad, Eastern Cape giant cycad (Eng.), oos-kaapse broodboom (Afr.), umphanga, umguza, isundu (Xhosa)
Family: Zamiaceae

... NBG John Winter Kirstenbosch NBG November 2004 Encephalartos altensteinii develops into a medium to large ... is closely related to E. natalensis and E. lebomboensis . Encephalartos altensteinii is widely distributed in the ... that regular summer watering will be beneficial. Encephalartos altensteinii, like all other species in the ...

08 / 11 / 2004 | John Winter | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos aemulans

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

... Acknowledgements : images by Willem Froneman, Lowveld NBG. Encephalartos aemulans is a medium-sized cycad. The stem is ... to allow the insects to enter and to pollinate the cone. Encephalartos This cycad grows best in semi-shade or full ... frost and is a fast grower when planted in sandy soil. Encephalartos aemulans  is propagated by seed and suckers. ...

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