|Scientific Name:||Macrozamia heteromera C.Moore|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.|
Not regarded as threatened due to large and apparently stable populations, and although there have been some declines due to poaching, these are not severe enough to warrant any concern, hence this species is listed as Least Concern.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in the drier areas of northern and northwestern New South Wales, Australia, particularly in and around the Warrumbungle Ranges. Recorded to occur at about 200 m asl.|
Native:Australia (New South Wales)
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|Population:||Locally abundant and stable.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species grows in a range of situations, including protected gullies close to ephemeral streams, among rocks on slopes in shallow gravelly soils and in flat areas of open forest dominated by eucalypts (dry sclerophyll forest).|
|Generation Length (years):||60|
|Major Threat(s):||This species has been affected by over-collecting for the ornamental trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices.|
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.
Whitelock, L.M. 2002. The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
|Citation:||Forster, P. 2010. Macrozamia heteromera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42007A10619620.Downloaded on 23 September 2018.|
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