Encephalartos aplanatus

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Figure 1. E. aplanatus


Distribution & Habitat:

Deciduous, dry ravine forest in North-eastern Swaziland.


A medium sized acaulescent cycad, with a few (2-6, occasionally up to 8) 3.5m long, glossy green leaves.


Lightly shaded, well drained position.

Figure 2. E. aplanatus leaf detail.

Contributed by:

Jason Sampson (Figure 1)
Colin Wilson (Figure 2)

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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