Dioon pectinatum Mast.

First published in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 13: 718 (1893)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Honduras. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

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

Conservation
Dioon mejiae is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.16, which places it in position 726 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 15.6, ranked 155. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
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Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

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

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0