Encephalartos bubalinus

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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 bubalinus

Name[edit]

Encephalartos bubalinus Melville

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bubalinus, bubulinus - of cattle or oxen, i.e. dull brown, the colour of the tomentum (i.e. covering of fine hairs) on the cataphylls (i.e. modified protective leaves) and leaf bases.

Distribution[edit]

Southern Kenya and northern Tanzania

References[edit]

  • Gledhill, David (2008). The Names of Plants.