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Encephalartos msinganus

Vorster 1996

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Taxonomic notes


"Encephalartos msinganus ... resembles E. natalensis R.A. Dyer & Verdoorn in its similar male cones and especially its verrucose female cones, but differs in its much narrower pinnae (16-20 versus 25-45 mm). It resembles E. senticosus Vorster vegetatively and in its similar male cones, but differs in the verrucose instead of smooth exposed faces of the megasporophylls" (Vorster 1996).

Distribution and Ecology

South Africa: the Tugela Ferry area in northern KwaZulu-Natal (Vorster 1996).

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Vorster, P. 1996. Encephalartos msinganus (Zamiaceae): A new species from KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Botany 62: 67-70.

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Last Modified 2012-11-23