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Macrozamia polymorpha 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia polymorpha D.L.Jones

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Hill, K.D.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.
Justification:
Regarded as Least Concern due to fairly large stable populations. Estimates of overall population size are conservative.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is locally abundant around Coonabarabran and further towards Gunnedah, and north to the southern Pilliga Scrub.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Australia (New South Wales)
Additional data:
Number of Locations:10-12
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:10000-20000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species grows in dry sclerophyll woodlands on sandy soils over sandstone.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):60

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:Suitable  
1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
suitability:Suitable  
2. Savanna -> 2.1. Savanna - Dry
suitability:Suitable  
1. Land/water protection -> 1.1. Site/area protection
4. Education & awareness -> 4.3. Awareness & communications

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
  Included in international legislation:Yes
  Subject to any international management/trade controls:Yes
1. Research -> 1.6. Actions

♦  Unknown
 Local : ✓   National : ✓  International : ✓ 

Bibliography [top]

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).

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


Citation: Hill, K.D. 2010. Macrozamia polymorpha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42017A10625613. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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