Friderici-guilielmi originates from the Easter Cape and 2 differnt leaf forms are distinguished. Leaves are blue-green on the upper side with a silvery wax coating and paler on the lower side. Leaves from the Kokstad area are greener on the upper side. ....More about E. Friderici-guilielmi Cycads
Leaves are dark green on the upper side and slightly paler green on the lower side. Leaflets have prominent longitudinal ridges. Slow grower. ....More about E. Heenanii Cycads
Horridus derived from the word horrible and refers to the spininess of the plants leaves. The leaves have a silver waxy layer. Leaflet lobes are severely twisted. ....More about E. Horridus Cycads
Leaves are bright green on the upper side and more yellowish-green on the lower side.
2 Forms are distinguished namely the Mananga form and the Piet Retief form. ....More about E. Lebomboensis Cycads
Leaves are blue-green initially on the upper side but gradually assuming a dark green colour as the waxy surface layer wears away. The lower side is slightly lighter that the upper side. ....More about E. Lehmannii Cycads
Ngoyanus originated from the Ngoye forest in KwaZulu Natal. The stem is subterranean and the leaves are bright green to dark green on the upper side and slightly lighter on the lower side. ....More about E. Ngoyanus Cycads
Different forms are distinguish with respect to leaflet colour, lenght, width and spininess. In all forms, however, the leaves are blue-green both sides. ....More about E. Nubimontanus Cycads