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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Pacific to Queensland (Torres Strait Islands).

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Cycas seemannii is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -1.36, which places it in position 454 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.15, ranked 579. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Fiji, Gilbert Is., New Caledonia, Queensland, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Introduced into:

Niue

Cycas seemannii A.Braun appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 1876: 114 (1876)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

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.
  • Woodroffe, C.D. (1985). Vegetation and flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu Atoll Research Bulletin 283: 1-18.

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 2021. 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 2021. 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