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Macrozamia serpentina 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia serpentina D.L.Jones & P.I.Forst.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Bösenberg, J.D.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Hilton-Taylor, C.
Justification:
Relatively little is known about the species. It is classified as Near Threatened based on the relatively small extent of occurrence (850 km²), which means that it may qualify for Vulnerable status if it does decline (almost qualifies for listing under criterion B1a).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in the Port Curtis district of eastern Queensland, Australia. Plants are found between Marlborough and Glen Geddes.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Australia (Queensland)
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:Unknown
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species grows in sparse woodland and open forest with a mixed grassy and shrubby understorey in red clay loams over serpentines.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):60

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
suitability:Suitable  
2. Savanna -> 2.1. Savanna - Dry
suitability:Suitable  
4. Education & awareness -> 4.3. Awareness & communications

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
  Included in international legislation:Yes
  Subject to any international management/trade controls:Yes

♦  Unknown
 Local : ✓   National : ✓  International : ✓ 

Bibliography [top]

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

Jones, D.L. 2002. Cycads of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.


Citation: Bösenberg, J.D. 2010. Macrozamia serpentina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T178872A7632370. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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