The Drakensberg Cycad
The Drakensberg Cycad is a living fossil that has existed for some 250 million years. Moreover, they are conifers with cones. Encephalartos ghellinckii is also threatened and protected by law. They can grow up to two metres in height and are common in the Drakensberg sub-Alpine Fynbos regions. They grow in rocky outcrops in such areas and on the mountain’s slopes.