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Macrozamia concinna

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA CYCADOPSIDA CYCADALES ZAMIACEAE

Scientific Name: Macrozamia concinna
Species Authority: D.L.Jones
Common Name(s):
English Nundle Cycad

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. & Boösenberg, J.D.
Justification:
Regarded as Least Concern due to occurrence of relatively large subpopulations across its range and the threat of fire is not a major concern, hence is listed as Least Concern.
History:
2003 Least Concern (IUCN 2003)
2003 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is widespread but sporadic, occurring through the New South Wales upper Hunter Valley and extending north to the hills around the Liverpool Plains of Australia. The type locality is in the valley below the Hanging Rock lookout, about 6km from Nundle. Other subpopulations are known from the Bushy Hill range, east of Scone; at Omaleah Cliffs in the Warunga Flora Reserve; on a farm south of Blackwell and on Mount Terrible near Currabubula. Recorded from 800 up to 1,100 m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Australia (New South Wales)
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Population [top]

Population: The species is locally abundant.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species forms colonies on ridges, slopes and escarpments in short to tall forest with sparse to relatively dense under-storey. Plants are usually found on steeply sloping terrain in dry sclerophyll woodland on gravelly to stony loam substrates.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The sclerophyll forests are subject to occasional fires.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants occur in the Wingen Maid Nature Reserve and in the Towarri National Park. There are also occurrences in several State Forests.

Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Macrozamia concinna. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 September 2014.
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