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  1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Zamia L.
      1. Zamia poeppigiana Mart. & Eichler

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & Central Peru to Brazil (Acre).

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Zamia poeppigiana is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.73, which places it in position 602 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 6.01, ranked 503. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Peru

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Zamia poeppigiana Mart. & Eichler appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 4(1): 414 (1863)

    Accepted by

    • Calonje, M. Esquivel, H.E., Stevenson, D., Calonje, C. & Pava, D. (2011). A new arborescent species of Zamia from the Central Cordillera of Tolima, Colombia (Cycadales, Zamiaceae), with comments on the Z. poeppigiana species complex Brittonia 63: 442-451.
    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Calonje, M. Esquivel, H.E., Stevenson, D., Calonje, C. & Pava, D. (2011). A new arborescent species of Zamia from the Central Cordillera of Tolima, Colombia (Cycadales, Zamiaceae), with comments on the Z. poeppigiana species complex Brittonia 63: 442-451.

    Sources

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

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