Encephalartos hildebrandtii

Encephalartos hildebrandtii

one of many African cycad plants of this genus in family Zamiaceae. Meal made from the seeds contains cycad glycoside and causes liver, kidney and heart damage.
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Zanzibar red colobus monkeys feed on the leaves of the arborescent cycad Encephalartos hildebrandtii, showing a preference for young, tender leaves over older ones (Nowak & Lee, 2011).
Consumption of cycads Encephalartos hildebrandtii by Zanzibar red colobus Pivcolobus kirkii.