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Distribution & Habitat:
Open grass areas in rocky ravines at about 1500m in Transvaal Province, in the catchments of the Wilge River, Olifants and Little Olifants Rivers. Fires are a regular occurence in the area.
A medium sized clumping cycad to about 2m, with up to 3 stems, and blue-green leaves up to 1m. Leaf bases covered in wool.
Full sun, well drained position. Slow growing, and dislikes being transplanted. Frost tolerant.
Dr Andre J Cilliers (Figure 1,3,4,5)
Colin Wilson (Figure 2)