Encephalartos altensteinii

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Encephalartos altensteinii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Zamiineae 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Classis: Cycadopsida
Ordo: Cycadales
Subordo: Zamiineae

Familia: Zamiaceae
Subfamilia: Encephalartoideae
Tribus: Encephalarteae
Subtribus: Encephalartinae
Genus: Encephalartos
Species: Encephalartos altensteinii

Name[edit]

Encephalartos altensteinii Lehm.

Etymology[edit]

Honours Karl vom Stein zum Altenstein, a 19th-century German politician and patron of science

Distribution[edit]

Coastal Eastern Cape, to southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

References[edit]

  • Bonta, M. and Osborne, R. (2007). Cycads in the Vernacular - A compendium of local names.

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Oos-Kaapse broodboom, Oos-Kaapse reusebroodboom, Kafferbrood, Kafferbroodboom
English: Eastern Cape Cycad, Eastern Cape Giant Cycad, Bushman's River Cycad
español: Cica Espinosa
isiXhosa: umPhanga, iSundu, umGuza
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