Encephalartos altensteinii Lehm.

First published in Nov. Stirp. Pug. 6: 11 (1834)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Cape Prov. It is a tree and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Kew Species Profiles

  • CITES (December, 2008).
  • Donaldson, J. S. (1997). Is there a floral parasite mutualism in cycad pollination? The pollination biology of Encephalartos villosus (Zamiaceae). American Journal of Botany, 84: 1398–1406.
  • Donaldson, J. S. (2009). Encephalartos altensteinii. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. < www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 September 2010.
  • Jolivet, P. (2005). Cycads and beetles: recent views on pollination. The Cycad Newsletter, 28: 3-7.
  • PlantZAfrica (March, 2009)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (March, 2009). kew.org/plants/cycads/index.html
  • The Cycad Pages (November, 2008).
  • Whitelock, L. M. (2002).  The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 22, 2014 Bull, W. [s.n.] Encephalartos regalis K001092657 holotype Yes
Sep 22, 2014 Bull, W. [s.n.] Encephalartos regalis K001092658 holotype Yes
Sep 22, 2014 Bull, W. [s.n.] Encephalartos regalis K001092659 holotype Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Kew Species Profiles

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