encephalartos definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous cycads of genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of long, often spiny pinnate leaves.
    • A genus of Cycadaceæ, having short cylindrical or spherical trunks, with a terminal crown of pinnate leaves, which have coriaceous, often spiny, leaflets.
    • any one of many cycads of the genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of very long usually spiny pinnate actually leaves
    • some of many cycads of genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of long, frequently spiny pinnate leaves.
    • A genus of Cycadaceæ, having short cylindrical or spherical trunks, with a terminal top of pinnate leaves, which have coriaceous, often spiny, leaflets.
    • any one of numerous cycads of this genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal top of very long often spiny pinnate leaves

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