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This species is accepted, and its native range is Eswatini.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Encephalartos aplanatus is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -1.85, which places it in position 498 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.15, ranked 978. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Swaziland

Encephalartos aplanatus Vorster appears in other Kew resources:

First published in S. African J. Bot. 62: 57 (1996)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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