Male cone above, female below.
This member of the
Stangeriaceae family was given this name by Henri Baillon in 1892. It is found in the
costal areas of Eastern South Africa and Southern Mozambique,
growing in a well drained soil with some water and little to some
sun. The carrot-like caudex can grow to more than twenty centimetres
in diameter, the leaves can reach two metres. The cones are from
brown to yellow, and seeds are the only way of reproducing this