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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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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.
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).
This coleorhiza-like cap, originally observed on seedlings of several different Encephalartos species, were later also observed on seedlings of Ceratozamia hiMae, Cvcas revohtta.
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.
Fewer than 50 cases are known Briafrana (Isoetes Biafrana) is only found on Mount Oku, Cameroon, & Bioke isle, the Gulf of Guinea Encephalartos altensteinii Found along the Eastern Cape, South Africa, where numbers have declined more than 30% in 50 years
4] Curcumis melo [121, 261] Luffa acutangula [71] Momordica charantia [71] Trichosanthes kirilowii [175] CYCADALES Cycadaceae Cycas rumphii [211] Zamiaceae Encephalartos altensteinii [211] Macrozamia moorei [211] Zamia furfuracea [211] Z.
This collection is one of the finest in the world and home to the rarest of cycads, including Encephalartos woodii, which is now extinct in the wild.