Escarpment cycad (Encephalartos brevifoliolatus)

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Escarpment cycad fact file

Escarpment cycad description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassCycadopsida
OrderCycadales
FamilyZamiaceae
GenusEncephalartos (1)

Information on the escarpment cycad (Encephalartos brevifoliolatus) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Escarpment cycad status

The escarpment cycad is classified as Extinct in the Wild (EW) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Extinct in the Wild

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (May, 2011)
    http://www.cites.org
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Escarpment cycad  
Escarpment cycad

© Palmbob / Geoff Stein

Palmbob / Geoff Stein
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