1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Encephalartos Lehm.
      1. Encephalartos relictus P.J.H.Hurter

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Swaziland (Lebombo Mountains).

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Encephalartos relictus is rated as Extinct in the Wild (EW) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 1.06, which places it in position 262 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 6.88, ranked 1049. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Extinct in:

    Swaziland

    Encephalartos relictus P.J.H.Hurter appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bothalia 31: 197 (2001)

    Accepted by

    • Hurter, M. (2009). The uniqueness of a remnant - notes on Encephalartos relictus Encephalartos. Journal of the Cycad Society of South Africa 96: 16-19.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hurter, M. (2009). The uniqueness of a remnant - notes on Encephalartos relictus Encephalartos. Journal of the Cycad Society of South Africa 96: 16-19.

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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