Macrozamia communis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Macrozamia communis
Species Authority: L.A.S.Johnson

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.
Very common across its wide range and the threats are not significant enough to warrant any concern, hence this species is listed as Least Concern.
2003 Least Concern (IUCN 2003)
2003 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in eastern New South Wales, Australia from just south of Taree on the north coast, continuing in a southerly direction to Bega on the south coast. Occurs from near sea level up to 300 m.
Australia (New South Wales)
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Population [top]

Population: This species occurs in numerous subpopulations along the east coast of New South Wales. Several of these subpopulations comprise thousands of plants.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Plants are locally abundant in wet to dry sclerophyll forests, mostly on old beach sands but also on shallow sandy or stony soils on ridges. Strictly near-coastal in the north of the range but extending to the foothills of coastal ranges in the south.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Urban and rural land development has had an affect on certain subpopulations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix I of the CITES Appendices. Some subpopulations occur in National Parks, State Forests or on vacant Crown Land.

Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Macrozamia communis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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