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This species is accepted, and its native range is India (Tamil Nadu), N. Sri Lanka.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cycas nathorstii is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -1.25, which places it in position 447 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.74, ranked 539. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Cycas nathorstii J.Schust. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1994 Thwaites, G.H.K. [3689], Sri Lanka K001082337
May 1, 1994 s.coll. [3689], Sri Lanka K001082335
May 1, 1994 s.coll. [3689], Sri Lanka K001082336

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 1: 76 (1932)

Accepted by

  • Osborne, R., Calonje, M.A., Hill, K.D., Stanberg, L. & Stevenson, D.W. (2012). The world list of Cycads Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 106: 480-510.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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