|Scientific Name:||Encephalartos woodii Sander|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct in the Wild ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Agenbag, L. & Bösenberg, J.D.|
Originally described from a single male plant with multiple stems. No other plants were ever found. Some of the original stems were killed through bark harvesting and the last wild plants had been transferred to botanic gardens by 1916.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||The species is only known from male plants collected in Ngoye Forest, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.|
Regionally extinct:South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
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|Population:||Extinct in the wild.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Extinct in the wild.|
|Major Threat(s):||The last remaining stems were all deliberately removed from the wild in 1916.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix I of the CITES Appendices. The species is grown in a number of botanical gardens. The area it came from is now a protected area.|
|Errata reason:||Corrected the spelling of one of the Reviewers; was in as "B'senberg" instead of "Bösenberg".|
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-1. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
Osborne, R. 1986. Focus on Encephalartos woodii. Encephalartos 5: 4-10.
|Citation:||Donaldson, J.S. 2010. Encephalartos woodii. (errata version published in 2016) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T41881A92750886.Downloaded on 16 December 2017.|