Encephalartos cerinus

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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 cerinus

Name[edit]

Encephalartos cerinus Lavranos & D.L. Goode

Etymology[edit]

From Greek κερα, κερος – the waxy-yellow colour of bees-wax

Distribution[edit]

Tugela Ferry area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

References[edit]

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

Vernacular name[edit]

Afrikaans: Wasbroodboom
English: Waxen cycad