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Family: ZAMIACEAE 

 Encephalartos trispinosus
 


A young plant.

  
Author:  Robert Allen Dyer 1965
Family:  Zamiaceae
Habitat:  Bathurst, Alexandria and Albany in South Africa
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  25-30 Centimetres
Height:  180 Centimetres
Flower:  Cones; Bluish - Yellowish Green
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Bushman's River Cycad
Synonyms:  Encephalartos horridus var. trispinosus, Hooker Jr
   This member of the Zamiaceae family was given this name by Robert Allen Dyer in 1965. It is found around Bathurst, Alexandria and Albany in South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The stem can grow to 25 or even 30 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 180 centimetres in height. The comes are bluish to yellowish brown.

The species name trispinosus refers to the three spined lobes of the leaflets.


An older plant from Wikipedia