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Encephalartos venetus

Vorster 1996

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Taxonomic notes


"Encephalartos venetus ... resembles E. cupidus R.A. Dyer in its glaucous foliage, strongly dentate sub-adult-stage leaflets, glaucous green cones, and the morphology of the micro- and megasporophylls, but differs in being a much larger and arborescent, instead of a more or less acaulescent plant, with entire instead of conspicuously dentate adult-stage leaflets" (Vorster 1996).

Distribution and Ecology

South Africa: the Northern Province (Vorster 1996).

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Vorster, P. 1996. Encephalartos venetus (Zamiaceae): A new species from the Northern Province. South African Journal of Botany 62: 71-75.

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Last Modified 2012-11-23