|Scientific Name:||Encephalartos turneri Lavranos & D.L.Goode|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Donaldson, J.S. & Hilton-Taylor, C.|
This species has a wide range and appears to be very abundant and there are no threats known, hence it is listed as Least Concern.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs mainly in the Nampula province, but also in the Niassa province of Mozambique. Plants are found from Malema eastwards to the vicinity of Nampula and then southwards towards Angoche. Recorded from 600 up to 1,200 m asl.|
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|Population:||Latest estimates state that about 30,000 individuals exist in the wild.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||E. turneri occurs on low granite hills in full sun or semi-shade, usually among boulders. Summer rainfall of about 800-1,000 mm per annum. The vegetation type in this area is Eastern Miombo woodlands.|
|Generation Length (years):||70|
|Major Threat(s):||The threats to this species are unknown.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix I of the CITES Appendices.|
Capela, P. 2006. Speculations on the Encephalartos species of Mozambique. Pedro Capela, Chimoio, Mozambique.
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.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).
Olson, D.M. and Dinerstein, E. 2002. The Global 200: Priority ecoregions for global conservation. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 89: 125-126.
Turner, I.S. 1998. Encephalartos turneri. Encephalartos 55: 8-12.
|Citation:||Bösenberg, J.D. 2010. Encephalartos turneri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T41946A10608314.Downloaded on 21 November 2017.|
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