|Scientific Name:||Zamia pumila L.|
Zamia allison-armourii Millsp.
Zamia debilis L.f.
Zamia humilis Salisb.
Zamia latifoliolata Prenl.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Near Threatened ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.|
Currently assessed as Near Threatened, but may qualify as Vulnerable under criteria A4 and C1 if decline exceeds 30% over the next generation.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||Historically the range of Z. pumila was Central Cuba, Southern Puerto Rico, and Hispaniola (Hispaniola and Dominican Republic). The species is now limited to Central Cuba and the Dominican Republic and appears to have been eradicated in parts of its range due to intensive land use in Southern Puerto Rico and Haiti.|
Possibly extinct:Haiti; Puerto Rico
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|Population:||Population numbers estimated to be several thousand, probably 5.000-10.000. The number of subpopulations is uncertain.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Plants do particularly well in very well drained soils. This includes limestone soils and even sandy beach strand soils. Generally speaking the plants that are in a situation under shrubs are more vigorous.|
|Generation Length (years):||30|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants occur in the Turquino National Park in the Santiago de Cuba province of Cuba.|
|Citation:||Stevenson, D.W. 2010. Zamia pumila. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42177A10649746.Downloaded on 11 December 2017.|