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Cycas clivicola 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Cycadaceae

Scientific Name: Cycas clivicola K.D.Hill
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:
Taxonomic Notes: This species has two subspecies: C. clivicola ssp. clivicola and C. clivicola ssp. lutea, which are assessed separately

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.
Justification:
The two subspecies have been assessed as Least concern and the overall assessment is Least Concern. This species occurs over a wide range (>300,000 km²) and is regarded as stable and relatively abundant.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs on limestone outcrops in Thailand, both on the mainland and on the islands. It is also found in the Perlis state of Malaysia and in Cambodia and Viet Nam. Occurs from sea level up to 60 m.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Cambodia; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Thailand; Viet Nam
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):60
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Population [top]

Population:This is an abundant and widespread species. The actual population numbers have not been estimated.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:10000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs on limestone outcrops. Plants are found on near-vertical cliffs in full sun.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):40

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is collected for ornamental purposes.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants are found in the Perlis State Park in Malaysia.

Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Cycas clivicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42074A10619321. . Downloaded on 23 October 2017.
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