Woolly cycad (Encephalartos lanatus)

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Woolly cycad fact file

Woolly cycad description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassCycadopsida
OrderCycadales
FamilyZamiaceae
GenusEncephalartos (1)

Information on the woolly cycad is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Olifants River cycad.
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Woolly cycad status

The woolly 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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Woolly cycad, in cultivation  
Woolly cycad, in cultivation

© Palmbob / Geoff Stein

Palmbob / Geoff Stein
http://davesgarden.com/members/palmbob/

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