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Noun1.encephalartos - any of numerous cycads of the genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of long often spiny pinnate leaves
cycad - any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales; having unbranched stems with a crown of fernlike leaves
genus Encephalartos - genus of arborescent African cycads; sometimes classified in family Cycadaceae
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One of the rarest plants on display will be the South African Encephalartos woodii, a palm-like cycad with leathery, green leaves.
2012), asi como debido a alteraciones en otras cicadas como Zamia melanorrhachis, Encephalartos cycadifolius (Jacq.
The Zamiaceae is the largest cycad family, consisting of seven genera: four occur in the Americas (Ceratozamia, Dioon, Microcycas and Zamia), two in Australia (Lepidozamia and Macrozamia), and Encephalartos is endemic to Africa (Jones, 1993; Whitelock, 2002; Donaldson, 2003).
Dr George >Wake with plants from the succullents collection and, right, with encephalartos altensteinii from the cycads collection
In retaliation, then, Marais's niece, Dr Inez Verdoorn (81), in The Soul of the Waterberg, went and named an early gymnosperm, which her uncle had apparently been the first to discover in 1926 in a stand of ramshackle cycads, Encephalartos eugene-maraisii.
No obstante, las relaciones de reguladores evaluadas en este estudio no tuvieron efecto favorable en la induccion de embriones somaticos en las porciones de hojas, contrario a lo reportado para Encephalartos cycadifolius (Jager y van Staden, 1996), varias especies de Zamia (Chavez et al.
The order Cycadales comprises three families (Cycadaceae, Stangeriaceae and Zamiaceae), and 11 genera (Cycas, Stangeria, Bowenia, Dioon, Encephalartos, Macrozamia, Lepidozamia, Ceratozamia, Microcycas, Zamia and Chigua) (Stevenson 1992).
It is found by field edges in Wales, West England and Scotland Encephalartos altensteinii Found along the Eastern Cape, South Africa, where numbers have declined more than 30% in 50 years Wollemi Pine (Wollemia Nobilis) was found in 1994 in Wollemi National Park, Australia.
The huge Jurassic cycad, Encephalartos altensteninii (i), arrived in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, in 1775.
Grubb's favorite specimens include Leucadendron 'Safari Sunshine', with its variegated pink, cream, and green leaves; spiny, waxy blue Encephalartos horridus; and orange-tinged, chartreuse-striped Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'.
The oldest plant in the Palm House, Encephalartos altensteinii, was introduced from South Africa in 1775.