|Scientific Name:||Macrozamia moorei F.Muell.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Near Threatened ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.|
This species is listed as Near Threatened as it almost qualifies for a threatened listing under criterion A2 due to an estimated decline of 20% in the past two generation. The species could well qualify as threatened under criterion A if decline continues.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in central Queensland, Australia, where it is found in the Carnarvon Range and the Emerald, Taroom, Springsure and Rolleston districts. Occurs from 300 to 500 m asl.|
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|Population:||This species is found in at least 18 subpopulations and there are many plants.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Plants grow on low hills in dry sclerophyll forests, woodland and also in the valleys and escarpments of rocky gorges in shallow skeletal soil.|
|Generation Length (years):||60|
|Major Threat(s):||Plants have been affected by loss of habitat which has led to many plants being destroyed. Some have been removed as part of salvage operations.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants occur in the Springsure National Park and in the Carnarvon and Expedition National Parks.|
Donaldson, J.S. (ed.). 2003. Cycads. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Cycad Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Forster, P. 2007. E-mail.
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.
Osborne, R. 1997. Focus on Macrozamia moorei. Encephalartos 49: 4-9.
Whitelock, L.M. 2002. The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
|Citation:||Forster, P. 2010. Macrozamia moorei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42014A10623902.Downloaded on 23 September 2018.|
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