Mombasa cycad (Encephalartos hildebrandtii)

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Mombasa cycad fact file

Mombasa cycad description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassCycadopsida
OrderCycadales
FamilyZamiaceae
GenusEncephalartos (1)

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Mombasa cycad status

The Mombasa cycad is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (November, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (November, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Mombasa cycad, showing fronds  
Mombasa cycad, showing fronds

© Leo Breman

Leo Breman
http://www.flickr.com/photos/xenoflor/

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