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Encephalartos gratus, Malawi Cycad, Mulanje Cycad

Encephalartos gratus

Malawi Cycad, Mulanje Cycad
Family: Zamiaceae
Origin: East Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliage

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Encephalartos horridus, Eastern Cape Blue Cycad

Encephalartos horridus

Eastern Cape Blue Cycad
Family: Zamiaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterThorny or spiny

This is a very hardy, adaptable, relatively slow-growing cycad and suited to temperate and subtropical regions. This is one of the famous "blue" Encephalartos.

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Encephalartos sp., Bread Palms, Bread Tree, Kaffir Bread

Encephalartos sp.

Bread Palms, Bread Tree, Kaffir Bread
Family: Zamiaceae
Origin: Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterDry conditionsPalm or palm-likeThorny or spiny

Several of the species possess stout trunks. The persistent, pinnate leaves are arranged in a terminal spreading crown, or ascending. The rigid leaflets are variously spiny or incised along their margins. Male cones are elongated, and three or four may appear at a time. Female cones are borne singly, or up to three at a time, and may weigh up to 60 pounds (27 kg).

Species :

Encephalartos ferox

Encephalartos gratus

Encephalartos hildebrandtii

Encephalartos horridus

Encephalartos lehmanii

Encephalartos natalensis

Encephalartos transvenosus

Encephalartos villosus

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Encyclia sp., Encyclia
Encyclia cordigera 'Dark' x sibling

Encyclia sp.

Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Caribbean, Mexico
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual color

The epiphytic genus Encyclia grows in lowland forests at altitudes up to 1000 meters.

Encyclia sp., Encyclia
Encyclia sp., Encyclia
Encyclia cordigera 'Dark' x sibling

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Engelhardtia spicata, Engelhardtia aceriflora, Great Malay Beam, Mauwa

Engelhardtia spicata, Engelhardtia aceriflora

Great Malay Beam, Mauwa
Family: Juglandaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Full sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

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