Encephalartos gratus

COMMON NAME

Mulanje Cycad

TYPE

Cycad

FAMILY

Zamiaceae

NOTES

This vigorous growing green cycad is native to northern Mozambique and Malawi.  It gets to a mature height of about ten feet in many decades with leaves averaging six to eight feet long.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Mount Mulanje, Malawi and Mozambique

NATIVE HABITAT

Grows in the Mulanje mountains of Malawi and Mozambique, in deciduous forest, in rocky gorges, and slope, in a habitat receiving 40-70 inches of rain per year.

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

llifle.com



Encephalartos gratus