1. Family: Cycadaceae Pers.
    1. Genus: Cycas L.
      1. Cycas nathorstii J.Schust.

        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.

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    Distribution

    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.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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