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Southern Zaire, and north-eastern Angola.
Distribution & Habitat:
A small clumping cycad to about 2m tall, and up to 3 trunks. Leaves are up 1.5m long, with the young leaves being covered in white hairs.
It is thought that elephants eat the seeds, and are thus the main seed disperser.
Sunny, well drained, sandy position. Frost sensitive. Plants in habitat are deciduous in winter.
Cycads Of The World, David Jones.
Angelo Porcelli (Figure 1)