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Zamia altensteinii (Lehm.) Heynh.
Nomencl. Bot. Hort. 862 1841

Accepted Scientific Name: Encephalartos altensteinii Lehm.
Nov. Stirp. Pug. [Lehmann] 6: 11 1834 Monv.

Zamia altensteinii (Encephalartos altensteinii) Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
Cycad Cones in Joe's Cycad Gardens. Female. There are one to five greenish-yellow cones up to fifty centimetres long, the female scales covered with protuberances. The cones are poisonous to humans. The seeds are scarlet and up to four centimetres long.


See all synonyms of Encephalartos altensteinii

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Bread tree cycad, Eastern Cape Cycad, Eastern Cape giant cycad, Bread tree, Breadtree
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Oos-Kaapse reusebroodboom, Broodboom
CZECH (Čeština): Píchoš Altensteinův
PERSIAN (فارسی): سرخس نخلی نان
RUSSIAN (Русский): Энцефаляртос Альтенштейна, Энцефалартос Алтенштейна
SPANISH (Español): Cica espinosa
ZULU (isiZulu): uJobane

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