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Gorongo Cycad

Encephalartos manikensis (Gilliland) Gilliland

Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings   cc-by-nc

Encephalartos manikensis (Gorongo Cycad) is a species of shrub in the family Zamiaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are native to Africa. They have compound, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 1.5 m.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Gorongo Cycad. View this species on GBIF