Encephalartos ferox G. Bertol.
subsp. emersus Rousseau, Vorster & Van Wyk

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Encephalartos ferox subsp. emersus

Photo: Warren McCleland
Inhassoro

Encephalartos ferox subsp. emersus

Photo: Warren McCleland
Inhassoro

Encephalartos ferox subsp. emersus

Photo: Warren McCleland
Inhassoro

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Frequency: Very rare and localised
Status: Native
Description:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: emersus: raised up, referring to the emergent stems as well as termite mound habitat that emerges above the surrounding floodplain.
Habitat: Low termitaria thickets above seasonally flooded plains.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique (Inhambane Province)
Mozambique distribution: GI
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Critically Endangered
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Content last updated: Tuesday 20 March 2018
Literature:

Rousseau, P., Vorster, P.J., Afonso, A.V. & van Wyk, A.E. (2015). Taxonomic notes on Encephalartos ferox (Cycadales: Zamiaceae), with the description of a new subspecies from Mozambique Phytotaxa 204(2)

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Encephalartos ferox
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Encephalartos ferox
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Encephalartos ferox
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Encephalartos ferox
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Encephalartos ferox
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Encephalartos ferox
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Encephalartos ferox
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Encephalartos ferox
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Encephalartos ferox
JSTOR Plant Science: Encephalartos ferox
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Encephalartos ferox
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Encephalartos ferox
The Plant List (version 1.1): Encephalartos ferox
Tropicos: Encephalartos ferox


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Encephalartos ferox subsp. emersus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229530, retrieved 18 September 2018

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