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  1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Encephalartos Lehm.
      1. Encephalartos bubalinus Melville

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. 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 bubalinus is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -5.98, which places it in position 673 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 50.61, ranked 1068. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Other Data

    Encephalartos bubalinus Melville appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2016 Bally [10600], Tanzania K000986900 holotype
    Jun 1, 2016 Bally [10600], Tanzania K000986895 holotype
    Jun 1, 2016 Bally [10600], Tanzania K000986894 holotype
    Jun 1, 2016 Bally [10600], Tanzania K000986899 holotype
    Jun 1, 2016 Bally [10600], Tanzania K000986898 holotype
    Jun 1, 2016 Bally [10600], Tanzania K000986897 holotype
    Jun 1, 2016 Bally [10600], Tanzania K000986896 holotype
    Jan 1, 2006 Mbago, F.M. et al. [FMM 3395], Tanzania K000396039
    Jan 1, 2006 Mbago, F.M. et al. [FMM 3395], Tanzania K000396040
    Gillett, J.B., Kenya 26929.000

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 12: 252 (1957)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Melville in Kew Bulletin 1957 : 252 (1957).

    Sources

    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