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Macrozamia secunda 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia secunda C.Moore

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Forster, P.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.
Justification:
Originally classified as Vulnerable based on estimated decline over the past 50 years. Not much additional information has been obtained although Whitelock (2001) refers to its vulnerable status due to low numbers in the wild
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in New South Wales, Australia where it is found on the central western slopes to the lower elevations of the Central Tablelands, stretching from Gilgandra to Grenfell and further east to the main divide from Mudgee and Capertee.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Australia (New South Wales)
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:1500
Number of Locations:9
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Population [top]

Population:The population size of M. secunda is in excess of 10,000 plants with subpopulations found at probably less than 10 locations.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:10000-12000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Plants occur in low, open, dry sclerophyll woodlands on well drained sites, often on stoney rises.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):60

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants occur in the Nangar National Park.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.4. Forest - Temperate
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
  Occur in at least one PA:Yes
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
  Included in international legislation:Yes
  Subject to any international management/trade controls:Yes
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology
1. Research -> 1.6. Actions

♦  Pets/display animals, horticulture
 National : ✓  International : ✓ 

Bibliography [top]

Forster, P. 2007. E-mail.

Hill, K. and Osborne, R. 2001. Cycads of Australia. Simon and Schuster, Chatswood.

Hill, K.D. and Stevenson, D.W. 1998-2006. The Cycad Pages. Available at: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.gov.au/PlantNet/cycad/.

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 (2nd edition). Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington, DC.

Whitelock, L.M. 2002. The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.


Citation: Forster, P. 2010. Macrozamia secunda. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T41967A10612740. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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