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Macrozamia mountperriensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia mountperriensis F.M.Bailey

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Forster, P.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.
Justification:
This is a very common across its range and despite loss of some habitat it is listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in south central Queensland, Australia, where it is distributed from the Mount Perry region west of Bundaberg and scattered colonies as far south as Biggenden and as far east as Aramara. Recorded to occur between 50 and 400 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Australia (Queensland)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):50
Upper elevation limit (metres):400
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Population [top]

Population:M. mountperriensis is a very common plant across its range.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:10000-20000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species grows on sheltered slopes, ridges and gullies under sparse, tall, dry sclerophyll forest.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):60

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Land clearance has resulted in the loss of habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.4. Forest - Temperate
suitability:Marginal  
1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
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
2. Agriculture & aquaculture -> 2.1. Annual & perennial non-timber crops -> 2.1.4. Scale Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Future    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

1. Research -> 1.6. Actions

Bibliography [top]

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.

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


Citation: Forster, P. 2010. Macrozamia mountperriensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42015A10624394. . Downloaded on 18 August 2018.
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