Genus:
Dioon Lindl.

Dioon edule Lindl.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Mexico (to Veracruz).

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Dioon edule is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.1, which places it in position 537 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 11.25, ranked 163. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast

Dioon edule Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Chamberlain, C.J., Mexico K000081677 No
Sep 1, 1999 s.coll. [s.n.] Dioon edule var. lanuginosum K001092668 lectotype Yes

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29(Misc.): 59 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

  • 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 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

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