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Species Information

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Encephalartos aplanatus Vorster
(name current 2016)


Growth form: Tree
Near Endemic
Found within protected areas
Swaziland abundance: rare
Local abundance: occasional
Schedule A
Illegal trade

Red Data Book Information:
Status: EN A1acdB2abcde Distribution: Mlawula, Goba road just north of Siteki, South of Siteki toward the farm Muti Muti, previously on Muti Muti This species is also known from Mozambique. This species was described from a subpopulation of about six individuals near the Swaziland South Africa border. Subsequently, several subpopulations have been discovered. Threatened by illegal collectors.

Regional distribution:
Also known from Mozambique

Included in Tree Atlas.

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