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  1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Encephalartos Lehm.
      1. Encephalartos kisambo Faden & Beentje

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya to NE. Tanzania.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Encephalartos kisambo is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 0.36, which places it in position 343 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 28.55, ranked 945. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Encephalartos kisambo Faden & Beentje appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1989 Faden, R.B., Faden, A.j., Smeenk, [71/965], Kenya K000986905 holotype
    Jan 1, 1989 Faden, R.B., Faden, A.j., Smeenk, [71/965], Kenya K000986904 holotype
    Jan 1, 1989 Faden, R.B., Faden, A.j., Smeenk, [71/965], Kenya K000986903 holotype
    Jan 1, 1989 Faden, R.B., Faden, A.j., Smeenk, [71/965], Kenya K000986902 holotype
    Jan 1, 1989 Faden, R.B., Faden, A.j., Smeenk, [71/965], Kenya K000986901 holotype
    Mar 1, 2008 Luke, Q. [12015A], Tanzania Encephalartos kanga 76135.000 isotype
    Mar 1, 2008 Luke, Q., Luke, P.A., Festo, L [12015A], Tanzania Encephalartos kanga K000986907 isotype
    Mar 1, 2008 Luke, Q., Luke, P.A., Festo, L [12015A], Tanzania Encephalartos kanga K000986906 isotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Utafiti 2: 7 (1989)

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

    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.

    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