Encephalartos msinganus, the Msinga cycad, grows a stem of up to 3 m in height, often surrounded by a clump of secondary stems from suckering (SA Tree List No. 14.7). The leaves vary in length between 1,1 m and 1,5 m with straight to slightly arched rachises that are sturdy and green. Some twists of the rachis midsection do occur, also in the plant photographed. Leaflets, orientated upwards in a V-shape, twist sideways at an angle, their upper surfaces pointing towards the leaf tip. Leaflets…
PlantFiles Pictures: Encephalartos Species, Dwarf South African Cycad, Waxen Palm (Encephalartos cerinus) by palmbob
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