Encephalartos altensteinii- Eastern Cape Cycad- oos-kaapse broodboom

Also known as the bread tree, Encephalartos altensteinii is indigenous to South Africa and is a prevalent species in eastern Cape and south-western Natal provinces especially near-coastal sites ranging from open shrubland steep rocky slopes to closed evergreen forests in valleys. Although Encephalartos altensteinii resembles Encephalartos natalensis and Encephalartos lebomboensis, these three species are differentiated [...]