Genus:
Cycas L.

Cycas circinalis L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cycas circinalis is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 0.86, which places it in position 291 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.6, ranked 608. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

India

Cycas circinalis L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 3, 1916 Sauliere, A. [827], India K000349788 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5877], Orissa K000077088 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5876], Orissa K000077087 Yes
Fènix, E. [15660], Philippines K001044988 isosyntype Yes
Hutchinson, W.L. [3441], Philippines K001092678 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8587] K001125922 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8587], Nepal K001125921 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8587] K001125920 Yes
Robinson, C.B. [1304], Vietnam K001092677 Yes
Williams, R.S. [3058], Philippines K001044989 isosyntype Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8587] K001125919 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8587] K001125918 Yes
Curran, H.M. [3842], Philippines K001092679 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1188 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Fosberg, F.R. (1957). The Maldive islands, Indian Ocean. Atoll Research Bulletin 58: 1-37.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • 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.

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

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

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 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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