1. Family: Cycadaceae Pers.
    1. Genus: Cycas L.
      1. Cycas macrocarpa Griff.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Laos to Peninsula Malaysia.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Cycas macrocarpa is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -0.94, which places it in position 406 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 7.83, ranked 288. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Laos, Malaya, Thailand

    Cycas macrocarpa Griff. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 1994 Griffith, W. [6361], Malaysia K000978757

    First published in Not. Pl. Asiat. 4: 11 (1854)

    Accepted by

    • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2014). Gymnosperms of Laos Nordic Journal of Botany 32: 765-805.
    • Kiew, R., Chung, R.C.K., Shaw, L.G. & Soepadmo, E. (eds.) (2012). Flora of peninsular Malaysia 3: 1-385. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2014). Gymnosperms of Laos Nordic Journal of Botany 32: 765-805.

    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