1. Family: Cycadaceae Pers.
    1. Genus: Cycas L.
      1. Cycas revoluta Thunb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Japan (Kyushu) to Nansei-shoto.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Cycas revoluta is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.7, which places it in position 791 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 9.05, ranked 313. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Japan, Nansei-shoto

    Introduced into:

    Alabama

    Cycas revoluta Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Powell, D.A. [561], Christmas I. 29047.371
    70000.258
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 8586] K001125917

    First published in Verh. Holl. Maatsch. Weetensch. Haarlem 20: 424 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
    • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.

    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 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