Encephalartos ferox

COMMON NAME

Holly Leaf Cycad, Zululand Cycad, Kozi Cycad, Tongaland Cycad

TYPE

Cycad

FAMILY

Zamiaceae

NOTES

Named from the Latin word ferocious, likely from the spine-tipped lobes on the leaves of the plant.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Southern Mozambique and the northern parts of the Natal district of South Africa

NATIVE HABITAT

Can be found very close to the ocean on white beach sand, often growing near other vegetation on the sand dunes.

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

pza.sanbi.org

llifle.com



Encephalartos ferox