|Scientific Name:||Encephalartos woodii|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct in the Wild ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Agenbag, L. & B’senberg, 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.
|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.|
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).
Osborne, R. 1986. Focus on Encephalartos woodii. Encephalartos 5: 4-10.
|Citation:||Donaldson, J.S. 2010. Encephalartos woodii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.|
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