|Scientific Name:||Encephalartos poggei Asch.|
Encephalartos lemarinellianus De Wild. & Th.Dur.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Donaldson, J.S. & Hilton-Taylor, C.|
This is a widespread species that is reported to be abundant throughout its range and with little evidence of decline, hence it is listed as Least Concern.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in the Shaba province near to Kasidiji, Kanda-Kanda and Gonzo and also in the Kasa-Occidental province near to Luluaborg in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Across the border in Angola, it is found in the Lunda Sul province near to Sombo. Occurs from 500 to 1,00 m asl.|
Native:Angola (Angola); Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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|Population:||Reported as being abundant throughout its range by several authors (Heibloem 1999, Goode 2001).|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species grows in dry savanna with tall grass. The general vegetation types in this area is Central Zambezian Miombo woodland and Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic. Plants often grow as solitary individuals but may form extensive colonies.|
|Generation Length (years):||70|
|Major Threat(s):||This species may be utilized as a food source during times of famine.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix I of the CITES Appendices.|
Goode, D. 1989. Cycads of Africa. Struik Winchester, Cape Town.
Goode, D. 2001. Cycads of Africa. D & E Cycads of Africa, Gallo Manor, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Heibloem, P. 1999. Cycads of Central Africa. Publication Fund, Palm & Cycad Societies of Australia, Brisbane.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).
Malaisse, F., Sclavo, J.-P. and Turner, I. 1990. Zamiaceae, a new family for Zambia. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 57: 162-168.
Prain, D. 1917. Cycadaceae. Flora of Tropical Africa 6(2): 344-354.
Whitelock, L.M. 2002. The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
|Citation:||Bösenberg, J.D. 2010. Encephalartos poggei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T41944A10607735.Downloaded on 23 May 2018.|
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