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Family: ZAMIACEAE 

 Encephalartos lehmannii
 
  
Author:  Christian Friedrich Ecklon1834
Family:  Zamiaceae
Habitat:  Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Minimum - Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  40 Centimetres
Height:  200 Centimetres
Flower:  Cones; Green to Grown
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Karoo Cycad
Synonyms:  -
   This member of the Zamiaceae family was given this name by Christian Friedrich Ecklon in 1834. It is found in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The trunk can grow to 40 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 200 centimetres in height. The cones are green to brownish.

Named in honour of Prof J.G.C. Lehmann, a German botanist who studied the cycads.