|Scientific Name:||Macrozamia communis L.A.S.Johnson|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.|
Very common across its wide range and the threats are not significant enough to warrant any concern, hence this species is listed as Least Concern.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in eastern New South Wales, Australia from just south of Taree on the north coast, continuing in a southerly direction to Bega on the south coast. Occurs from near sea level up to 300 m.|
Native:Australia (New South Wales)
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Population:||This species occurs in numerous subpopulations along the east coast of New South Wales. Several of these subpopulations comprise thousands of plants.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Plants are locally abundant in wet to dry sclerophyll forests, mostly on old beach sands but also on shallow sandy or stony soils on ridges. Strictly near-coastal in the north of the range but extending to the foothills of coastal ranges in the south.|
|Generation Length (years):||60|
|Major Threat(s):||Urban and rural land development has had an affect on certain subpopulations.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix I of the CITES Appendices. Some subpopulations occur in National Parks, State Forests or on vacant Crown Land.|
Donaldson, J.S. (ed.). 2003. Cycads. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Cycad Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
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. 1993. Cycads of the World. Reed, New Holland, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., Australia.
Kennedy, P., Thompson, C. and Osborne, R. 2001. Focus on Macrozamia communis. Encephalartos 68: 13-22.
Whitelock, L.M. 2002. The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
|Citation:||Hill, K.D. 2010. Macrozamia communis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42000A10615939.Downloaded on 18 September 2018.|
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