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  1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Zamia L.
      1. Zamia muricata Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to N. Venezuela. It is has environmental uses.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 700 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    VU. Vulnerable.
    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Zamia muricata is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.8, which places it in position 610 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.62, ranked 582. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Colombia
    [UPB]
    Environmental
    Environmental uses (State of the World's Plants 2016).

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Venezuela

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Zamia muricata Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Britton, N.L. [6271], Bahamas Zamia media var. gutierrezii K000961274 isotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 847 (1806)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • GRIN National Genetic Resources Program http://www.ars-grin.gov in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co
    • Calderón, E., Galeano, G., & García, N. (2005). Libro rojo de plantas de Colombia. Volumen 2: Palmas, frailejones y zamias. Bogotá: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt: Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Naci

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    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 2020. 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 2020. 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

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0