Database Details : The World List of Cycads

Full name: The World List of Cycads UPDATED!
Short name: The World List of Cycads
Version: Feb 2019
Release date: 2019-02-15
Authors/editors: Calonje M., Stevenson D.W. & Osborne R.
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Tracheophyta - Cycadopsida
English name of the group: Cycads
Number of living species 355
Number of living infraspecific taxa 20
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 294
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 669
Abstract: The World List of Cycads is a working list of known cycad species names with the primary goal of providing reliable information on the taxonomy of cycads for use by researchers, conservation planners, and others. It is developed in close collaboration with world's foremost cycad experts and published under the auspices of the IUCN's Cycad Specialist Group. The printed edition is published in the proceedings of the International Conference of Cycad Biology, which is held every three years.
Organization: IUCN / SSC Cycad Specialist Group, Montgomery Botanical Center, Coral Gables, FL, USA; New York Botanical Garden, Bronx NY, USA.
Bibliographic citation: Calonje M., Stevenson D.W. & Osborne R. (2019). The World List of Cycads (version Feb 2019). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.