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Family: ZAMIACEAE 

 Encephalartos horridus
 
  
Author:  Johann Georg Christian Lehmann 1834
Family:  Zamiaceae
Habitat:  Eastern Cape, South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum-Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  80 centimeter
Cone Bluish-Green
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Eastern Cape Blue Cycad
Synonyms:  Zamia horrida Jacquin

   This member of the Zamiaceae  family was given this name by Johann Georg Christian Lehmann in 1834. It is found in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow up to 30 centimetres in diameter and 50 centimetres height. The whole plant will reach 80 centimetres. The cones are bluish-green, the male cone longer than the female.

Female cone. The male cone is longer.