Encephalartos senticosus

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Figure 1. E. senticosus

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Distribution:

Northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and adjacent Swaziland.

Distribution & Habitat:

Dry scrub on rocky slopes or cliffs along the Lebombo Range.

Description:

A medium sized cycad to about 4m, with 2m long dark, glossy green leaves. Very similar to E. lebomboensis, and E. msinganus.

Culture:

Lightly shaded, very well drained position.

Figure 2. E. senticosus at Quail Gardens


Contributed by:

Jason Sampson (Figure 1)
Colin Wilson (Figure 2)

External Links:

Cycad Pages, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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