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Distribution & Habitat:
Sand-dunes of the Cape Province, South Africa.
A small cycad, with a trunk to about 1m long, either erect, or reclining.
Very closely related to E. latifrons.
Requires excellent drainage (i.e. sand), and prefers light shade. Very frost sensitive.
E. arenarius taken near Alexandria in the eastern Cape.
Colin Wilson (Figure 1,2,3&4)
Jan Andersson (Figure 5,6,7).