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Encephalartos turneri Plants

Encephalartos turneri PlantsEncephalartos turneri is an extremely rare plant from Mozambique. It grows in the Nampula region in north-central Mozambique central Mozambique, in a habitat dominated by granite rocks on the tops of mountains.

Please click here to see a larger detailed image of this plant, by Pedro Capela, Jr.

Encephalartos turneri grows to become a medium sized clumping cycad. Its leaves leaves grow to 6 feet long, with dark green, leathery leaflets. These very thick, boat-shaped leaflets become cupped as the plant matures.

Over time, Encephalartos can grow to a height of 10 feet, with up to 4 erect or separatetrunks. These trunks initially exhibit themselves as multiple offsets on the young plant.



Encephalartos turneri<br>Nairoku -- Type Specimen
Encephalartos turneri "Boila Form"
Encephalartos turneri Jaiane/Rapale (Red Seed)
Encephalartos turneri
Nairoku -- Type Specimen


Encephalartos turneri "Boila Form"

Encephalartos turneri Jaiane/Rapale (Red Seed)

Encephalartos turneri Jaiane/Rapale (Yellow Seed)
Encephalartos turneri "Namialo Form"<br>Dwarf Form of Encephalartos turneri
Encephalartos turneri "Ribaue Form"
Encephalartos turneri Jaiane/Rapale (Yellow Seed)

Encephalartos turneri "Namialo Form"
Dwarf Form of Encephalartos turneri


Encephalartos turneri "Ribaue Form"

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Encephalartos turneri Article
in Cycad Society Newsletter





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