Allen Dyer, 1965
Alexandria and Albany; South Africa
||Grit - Mix
Bluish - Yellowish Green
Encephalartos horridus var. trispinosus, Hooker
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
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 180 centimetres in
comes are bluish to yellowish brown.
Encephalartos is derived from the Greek.
en meaning 'within', kephali meaning 'head' and artos meaning
'bread'. The species name trispinosus referring to the three-spined lobes of the