5.000 Encephalartos Lehm.

Lewis, J. (1960) Gymnospermae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) 78-80

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees or shrubs. Trunk crowned with a tuft of large pinnate leaves. Leaflets usually spiny with parallel nerves. Scales of female cones with only 2 ovules on their adaxial side.

Worldwide: Approximately 65 species in Tropical and South Africa (African Plant Database).

Mozambique: 15 taxa.

Encephalartos manikensis

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
aplanatus Vorster[NrEnd][EN]M
chimanimaniensis R.A. Dyer & I. Verd.[NrEnd][EN]MSDescription
ferox G. Bertol. subsp. emersus Rousseau, Vorster & Van Wyk[End][CR]GIImage
ferox G. Bertol. subsp. ferox [NrEnd][LR-nt]GI,MDescription, Image
gratus Prain[NrEnd][LR-nt]Z
hildebrandtii A. Braun & BouchéZ
lebomboensis I. Verd.[NrEnd][CR]M
manikensis (Gilliland) Gilliland[LR-nt]MSDescription, Image
munchii R.A. Dyer & I. Verd.[End][CR]MS
ngoyanus I. Verd.[NrEnd][CR]M
pterogonus R.A. Dyer & I. Verd.[End][CR]MS
senticosus Vorster[NrEnd][CR]M
turneri Lavranos & Goode[End][LR-lc]NDescription, Image
umbeluziensis R.A. Dyer[NrEnd][CR]M
villosus (Gaertn.) Lem.M

Other sources of information about Encephalartos:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Encephalartos
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Encephalartos
Flora of Zambia: Encephalartos
Flora of Zimbabwe: Encephalartos
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Encephalartos

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Encephalartos
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Encephalartos
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Encephalartos
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Encephalartos
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Encephalartos
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Encephalartos
JSTOR Plant Science: Encephalartos
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Encephalartos
Plants of the World Online: Encephalartos
Tropicos: Encephalartos
Wikipedia: Encephalartos

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Encephalartos.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=90, retrieved 4 October 2023

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