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Macrozamia riedlei 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Cycadopsida Cycadales Zamiaceae

Scientific Name: Macrozamia riedlei (Gaudich.) C.A.Gardner

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-10-31
Assessor(s): Bösenberg, J.D.
Reviewer(s): Donaldson, J.S. & Hilton-Taylor, C.
Justification:
Although this species has declined in parts of its range due to habitat loss, it is an extremely abundant and resilient species that is not regarded as threatened
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in the southwestern part of Western Australia, Australia. Populations occur from Dwellingup to Albany and further west to the coast.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Australia (Western Australia)
Additional data:
Number of Locations:10-20
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:This is a widespread and abundant species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:100000-120000
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs as an understorey plant in jarrah forests and woodlands and also occurs in low heathy scrub.
Systems:Terrestrial
Generation Length (years):60

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices. Plants occur in the D'Entrecasteaux National Park.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.4. Forest - Temperate
suitability:Suitable  
3. Shrubland -> 3.4. Shrubland - Temperate
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 -> 2.3. Livestock farming & ranching -> 2.3.3. Agro-industry grazing, ranching or farming
♦ timing:Future    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation


♦  Pets/display animals, horticulture
 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: Bösenberg, J.D. 2010. Macrozamia riedlei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42019A10626648. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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