1. Family: Zamiaceae Horan.
    1. Genus: Encephalartos Lehm.
      1. Encephalartos septentrionalis Schweinf. ex Eichler

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central African Republic to S. Sudan and N. Uganda.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Encephalartos septentrionalis is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -4.32, which places it in position 655 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.32, ranked 904. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Central African Repu, Sudan, Uganda, Zaïre

    Encephalartos septentrionalis Schweinf. ex Eichler appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    7071.000
    Schweinfurth, G. [2952] K000076200
    Schweinfurth, G. [2952] K000076201
    Schweinfurth, G. [3992] K000076199

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 2(1): 22 (1887)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.
    • Tisserant, C. (1950). Catalogue de la flore de l'Oubangui-Chari Mémoires de l'Institut d'Études Centrafricaines 2: 1-165.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 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.
    • Tisserant, C. (1950). Catalogue de la flore de l'Oubangui-Chari Mémoires de l'Institut d'Études Centrafricaines 2: 1-165.

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/