Cycad Encephalartos ferox ~ Adenium, Bonsai, Gardening Tips and Flower guide


Cycad Encephalartos ferox

Cycad Encephalartos feroxThis is pictures of Cycad Encephalartos ferox. The owner is Mrs. Joan ann onari. This plants is about 20 years old or more. You can contact her at lakevenado06@yahoo.com.
Encephalartos ferox (The Zululand cycad) is a plant found in the bushes KwaZulu Natal north coast to Kosi Bay to Sodwana Bay and Mozambique in the north along the coast to Vilanculos. This was first described in 1851 by Bertolini in Mozambique.

Cycads are often referred to as a "living fossils" and only changed slightly since Carboniferous period 50-60 million years ago.
Encephalartos ferox

1 Comment:

  1. getreal said...
    That is a beautiful and healthy specimen. Here is a photo of an E. ferox in cone (note the lovely red cone color) at the Durban Botanical Garden in KwaZulu Natal http://cycads.com/conferatdurb.html
    Maurice

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