|Scientific Name:||Zamia purpurea Vovides, J.D.Rees & Vázq.Torres|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered A4abcd ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Vovides, A., Chemnick, J. & Gregory, T.|
|Reviewer(s):||Donaldson, J.S. & Bösenberg, J.D.|
Qualifies as at least Endangered due to an estimated decline of 50-70% over the past three generations and an estimated population size of 2,000 mature individuals. Ongoing decline is expected to exceed 80% over three generations so it has been assessed as Critically Endangered under criterion A4.
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|Range Description:||This species is known only from a very few localities in Oaxaca and Veracruz (Uxpanapa district), Mexico.|
Native:Mexico (Oaxaca, Veracruz)
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|Population:||The population at Once in Veracruz consists of 100 plants.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species grows in mainly evergreen or nearly evergreen rainforest as an understorey plant, generally in limestone outcrops and on rainforest floor.|
|Generation Length (years):||30|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat destruction as a result of clear cutting for crops and grazing has had an effect on the plants in the wild.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is listed on Appendix II of the CITES Appendices.|
Chemnick, J., Gregory, T. and Morales, S. 2007. Email received in response to request for information.
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.
Various researchers. 2002. Notes From John Donaldson - File.
Whitelock, L.M. 2002. The Cycads. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
|Citation:||Vovides, A., Chemnick, J. & Gregory, T. 2010. Zamia purpurea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T42137A10663702.Downloaded on 17 July 2018.|
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