This member of the Zamiaceae family was described by Otto Stapf &
Joseph Burtt Davy in 1926. It is found in northern Transvaal Province of South Africa,
growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The
stem can grow to 40 centimetres in diameter and twelve meters long.
The cones are yellow.
Latin: trans, across, and venosus, veins