Definition of Encephalartos
1. Noun. Any of numerous cycads of the genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of long often spiny pinnate leaves.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encephalartos
Literary usage of Encephalartos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Cycads by Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1919)
"encephalartos The other African genus is encephalartos (iv Ke<j>a\rj apros), ... The first field studies were made in Zululand, where encephalartos ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"The genuine species of encephalartos, all from South-Africa, also endure the night-frosts of Melbourne perfectly well. Cymopterus glomeratus, De Candolle. ..."
3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"Longitudinal section of two sporangia of encephalartos. X 70. FIG 40. Surface section of stoma in the sporangial wall of encephalartos; g, guard cells; su, ..."