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Macrozamia macleayi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia macleayi Miq.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Forster, P.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.
Justification:
This is a fairly widespread and abundant species with no major threats, hence it is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is disjunctly distributed from Mount Colosseum near Miriam Vale in the Port Curtis District, south to the Brisbane region in the Moreton District of Queensland, Australia. Recorded to occur at elevations between 100 and 500 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Australia (Queensland)
Additional data:
Number of Locations:10-15
Lower elevation limit (metres):100
Upper elevation limit (metres):500
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Population [top]

Population:This species is abundant in numerous localities.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:10000-20000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Plants grow in the under-storey of Araucarian microphyll vineforest or in open forest that is often dominated by eucalypts.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):60

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants are well conserved in the Brisbane Forest Park where it is present in both National parks and State Forests. The northern subpopulations are well represented in State Forests.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.4. Forest - Temperate
suitability:Suitable  
4. Education & awareness -> 4.3. Awareness & communications

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
  Occur in at least one PA:Yes
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
  Included in international legislation:Yes
  Subject to any international management/trade controls:Yes
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology
1. Research -> 1.6. Actions
3. Monitoring -> 3.1. Population trends

♦  Pets/display animals, horticulture
 National : ✓  International : ✓ 

Bibliography [top]

Donaldson, J.S. (ed.). 2003. Cycads. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Cycad Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Hill, K.D. and Stevenson, D.W. 1998-2006. The Cycad Pages. Available at: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.gov.au/PlantNet/cycad/.

IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).

Jones, D.L., Forster, P.I. and Sharma, I.K. 2001. Revision of the Macrozamia miquelii (F.Muell.) A.DC. (Zamiaceae section Macrozamia) group. Austrobaileya 6(1): 67-94.


Citation: Forster, P. 2010. Macrozamia macleayi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T178871A7632167. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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