Zamia elegantissima Schutzman, Vovides & R.S.Adams

First published in Phytologia 85: 389 (1998 publ. 2003)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central Panama. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/178876/7633173

Conservation
EN - endangered
[IUCN]

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

Conservation
Zamia elegantissima is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 0.98, which places it in position 271 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 6.35, ranked 487. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
[EDGE]

Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0