KWS: – Mkwanga, Msapo
GIR: – Kitsapu/Kirori
Monkeys, rodents and birds eat the seed. Evergreen cycad can grow to 6m tall. Grows in full sun or shade. Easily propogated from seed.
The stem is used medicinally.
Rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria.
Available at nurseries.
Possibly host to Geometridae (Geometer) moths.