Lepidozamia hopei 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Lepidozamia hopei (W.Hill) Regel
Macrozamia hopei C. Moore

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Hill, K.D.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.
This species is regarded as Least Concern due to the occurrence of several large and stable populations.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found northeastern Queensland, Australia. From Rockingham Bay in the south to the Bloomfield River in the north. Occurs from sea level up to 1,000 m.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Queensland)
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1000
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Population [top]

Population:The estimated population size is more than 10,000 plants in the wild and the decline in the populations at present, is considered to be stable.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:10000-20000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The plants are found to be scattered in rugged country, often in or near rainforest and sometimes in wet eucalypt forest. Plants are found on level sites near streams and also on steep drier slopes. The climate is distinctly tropical.
Generation Length (years):100

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants occur in National Parks and are found in Australia's Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area.

Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Lepidozamia hopei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T41995A10599733. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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