Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia douglasii
Species Authority: W.Hill ex F.M.Bailey

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.
The species appears to be stable and relatively abundant and although it has a restricted range there are no major threats, hence it is assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2003 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found on Fraser Island and adjacent coastal districts near Cooloola, north of Noosa in eastern Queensland, Australia. Occurs at low elevations from near sea level up to 150 m.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Queensland)
Lower elevation limit (metres): 10
Upper elevation limit (metres): 150
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Population [top]

Population: Although it has a restricted range, the species is abundant.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals: 10000-20000
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species grows in tall open forests on old coastal dunes, along streams and on the fringes of rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial
Generation Length (years): 60

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Macrozamia douglasii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42001A10616463. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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