1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Zamia L.
      1. Zamia pumila L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Greater Antilles.

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Zamia pumila is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.89, which places it in position 621 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.09, ranked 655. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico

    Zamia pumila L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1975 s.coll. [s.n.] K000718010 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 s.coll. [s.n.] K000718011 Unknown type material

    First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1659 (1763)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0