Dioon purpusii Rose

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 260 (1909)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (Puebla, Oaxaca). It is a shrub or tree 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 purpusii is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -0.91, which places it in position 403 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 8.02, ranked 270. 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
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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