Encephalartos laevifolius Stapf & Burtt Davy
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland abundance: rare
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Red Data Book Information:
Status: CR A2deB2bD
In Swaziland, the effects of a pathogen are evident.
Threatened by illegal collectors.
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Encephalartos laevifolius - Stems up to c 1,5 to high, usually in clusters. Leaves 75—100 cm long. Leaflets directed forwards, toothless, middle c 10 cm long x 6 mm wide. About three female cones or about five male cones at a time.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.