Lepidozamia peroffskyana 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Lepidozamia peroffskyana
Species Authority: Regel
Macrozamia peroffskyana (Regel) Miq.

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.
Although declining in some places due to habitat destruction, this species is regarded as Least Concern due to large and stable populations across its range.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2003 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in southeastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales, Australia. The distribution ranges from Gympie to the north of Brisbane and in a southerly direction to the Manning River near Forster. Occurs from sea level up to 1,000 m.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (New South Wales, Queensland)
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1000
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Population [top]

Population: The population size is estimated to be more than 20,000 plants in the wild and the present decline is rated as being low.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals: 20000-30000
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The plants are found scattered in small colonies in wet sclerophyll forests or on rainforest margins, usually in steep country.
Systems: Terrestrial
Generation Length (years): 70

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is some loss of habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants occur in the Tamborine National Park.

Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Lepidozamia peroffskyana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T41996A10600317. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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