Encephalartos villosus (Gaertn.) Lem.

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Synonyms: Encephalartos plumosus G.Nicholson
Encephalartos striatus Stapf & Burtt Davy
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Notes: Recorded for Maputo district in FZ but Goode (1989, p. 144) records that it reaches 'almost to the north-eastern border of Swaziland with Mozambique'.
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 17.

Goode, D. (1989). Cycads of Africa Struik, Cape Town Pages 144 - 147. (Includes a picture).

Lewis, J. (1960). Cycadaceae (including Zamiaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 83.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 29.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Encephalartos villosus
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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: Species information: Encephalartos villosus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=173770, retrieved 1 December 2023

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