An app about cycads that are indigenous to South Africa.

- Easy ID: identify cycads by following a step-by-step ID key, and make use of the illustrated terminology along the way.
- Price info: view the value of the various species, based on plant size.
- Make use of the Price Slider. Perfect to get a quick price estimation at those fast paced sales/auctions.
- Quality photos: 700+ zoomable photos and images of the plant's general appearance, vegetative characteristics and cones - both male and female!
- View information such as the IUCN Red List status and growing conditions per species.
- Navigate the app with ease, to make your love of cycads even more enjoyable.

What’s New

Version 1.04

- Fixed an issue where the wrong species was sometimes displayed when navigating to the plant (vegetative features) via the cones list
- Correct a price typo of one of the E. ghellinckii (mountain) price size bins (a result of 2018 prices having been processed and incorporated recently)

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

DGH88 ,

South African Cycad

It’s a very good app to help ID South Africa cycad with cones detail. I do wish it would also have close up leaflets details of various forms and hopefully it would expand to all cycad of Africa.

Whiplash ,

Not too bad

Pretty good in fact.

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Elardus Erasmus
675.6 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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