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Stangeria eriopus is a species of cycad plant commonly named natal grass cycad. The species belongs to the Stangeriaceae family. Stangeria eriopus is the only species named to the Stangeria genus. This plant is native to the coast of South Africa and southern Mozambique. It is found within 30 miles or so of the sea. Unlike most cycads, the Stangeria eriopus has veined, fern-like leaves. Grown in forest habitats with an abundance of rainfall the plant exhibits large wide leaves. When...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.