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Encephalartos laurentianus De Wild.
Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot. , sér. 5, 1: 10 (1903).
Family: ZAMIACEAE

Encephalartos laurentianus Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
The Kwango Giant Cycad. Male specimen in Joe's Jurassic Cycad Gardens, Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia. The trunk is over 50cm in diameter and the leaves are over 5 meters tall.

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ENGLISH: Kwango Giant Cycad


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Encephalartos laurentianus Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
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Male cone at pollen dehiscing stage. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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Encephalartos laurentianus Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
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Encephalartos laurentianus Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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Male cone. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
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See the Pollen sac's that have ruptured, dehiscing the pollen, there are also un-ruptured sac's. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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See the Pollen sac's. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
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