- Flower nameEncephalartos manikensis
- Scientific nameEncephalartos manikensis
- Aliasオニソテツマニケンシス, Encephalartos manikensis, Gorongowe cycad, Manica cycad
- Place of originCentral Africa in Zimbabwe and Mozambique
- Place of floweringGreenhouse, Overseas, Specific area
- Flowering seasonAugust
What is Encephalartos manikensis
Encephalartos manikensis (scientific name: Encephalartos manikensis) is a medium-sized cycad in the family Zamiaceae, endemic to Central Africa in Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The trunk, consisting of short petiolate leaves, is thick and straight and about 1-2 meters tall. The plant is dioecious. The small leaves are medium-sized and spiny. The male and female cones are green, long and ovate, clustered at the stem tips. It is endangered.
There is another species in the same genus, Encephalartos Transvenosus.
Common name: Encephalartos manikensis, scientific name: Encephalartos manikensis, English name: Gorongowe cycad, Manica cycad, Origin: Zimbabwe and Mozambique, Central Africa; Type of life: medium-sized cycad, dioecious, Stem Height: 1-2 m; Diameter: 30 cm; Leaf Length: 1-2 m; Inflorescence: pinnate compound leaf; Leaf Color: dark green, Leaf color: dark green; cone length: 22 to 60 cm; cone diameter: 7 to 15 cm; seed color: vermilion, Seed color: vermilion; propagation method: seed.