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Distribution & Habitat:
Exposed rocky outcrops in Eastern Cape province, South Africa. Dry, mild to hot summers, and cold winters with frequent heavy frosts.
Clumping, medium to large cycad to about 4m tall. Blue/green leaves.
Very similar to E. lehmannii, altho this species is more robust.
Full sun and well drained. Frost tolerant.
Colin Wilson (Figure 1)
Peter Heibloem, Cycad Gardens, (Figure 2)
Morn Ferreira (Figure 3,4&5)