Encephalartos powysorum

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Figure 1. E. powysorum in habitat, Eastern province in Kenya.


Distribution & Habitat:

They are endemic to a single rocky hill in Eastern province in Kenya.


A medium to large cycad, with trunks to 8 metres (25 feet) long, with long green, leathery leaves to 2 metres (6 feet) long, and leaflets up to 36 mm (1.5 inches) long.


Likes a sunny, well drained position. Drought tolerant.

Contributed by:

David Kamau (Figure 1)

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