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  1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Encephalartos Lehm.
      1. Encephalartos barteri Carruth. ex Miq.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Encephalartos barteri is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -1.79, which places it in position 494 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.33, ranked 915. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
    [FWTA]

    Cycadaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

    Stem
    Stem rarely over 1 ft. high and 9 in. across, covered with persistent leaf-bases
    Indumentum
    Clothed with cottony indumentum.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Encephalartos barteri Carruth. ex Miq. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Meikle, R.D., Nigeria 23494.000
    Barter, C. [1692], Niger K000076207
    Barter, C. [1692], Niger K000076208
    Barter, C. [1692], Niger K000076206
    Barter, C. [1692], Niger K000076209

    Bibliography

    First published in Arch. Néerl. Sci. Exact. Nat. 3: 243 (1868)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Chev. Fl. Viv. 1: 3.
    • Pilger in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 13: 80 (1926)
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 348
    • Bot. Mag. t. 8232

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Keay, Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1 : 32 (1954).
    • Schuster in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 1: 123 (1932).
    • Hutch. & Dalziel, Flora of West Tropical Africa 1: 45 (1927).
    • Prain in Flora of Tropical Africa 6 (2) : 348 (1917).
    • Prain in Bot. Mag. tab. 8232 (1909)
    • Carruth. ex Miq. in Arch. Neerl. 3 : 243 (1868).

    Sources

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

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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