Cycads of India

A mature male Cycas pectinata with cone in Manipur

Odisha Cycas

A young emerging female cone

Cycads of India

Cycads of India

Cycad Conservation Program

Cycads of India Team along with cycad saviors in Manipur

Ethnobotany

A local in Assam-Meghalaya border collection Cycas pectinata seeds

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Cycas beddomei Dyer

Cycas beddomei Dyer
Common name: Beddomes' cycad

The species is an endangered species endemic to Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve in Chittor and Kadapa districts of Andhra Pradesh.

Cycas beddomei is protected under Schedule VI (Section 2) of Wildlife Protection Act (1972), Government of India. The species is prohibited from cultivation.

Out of the known 114 Cycas species, Cycas beddomei is the only Cycas species to be listed in Appendix I of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora).

[Under updation] Taxonomy I Population I Threats 

Related links: IUCN Redlist I IPNI I Plantlist I Cycadlist

Citation
Singh, R. and Khuraijam, JS. 2017. Cycas beddomei. In: Cycads of India: Online Database. www.cycadsofindia.in







Cycas pectinata Buch.-Ham.


Cycas pectinata Buch.-Ham. 
Common name: Assam Cycas
Local Names: Nagphal, Nagchampa (Assamese), Yendang (Manipuri), dieng-sia-goda (Khasi).

The species usually grow at elevations of 300-1100 m in warm subtropical forests. It is sparsely scattered in the northeastern states of India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Southeast Asian countries.

Cycas pectinata is listed in Appendix II of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora).

[Under updationTaxonomy I Population I Threats 


Related links: IUCN Redlist I IPNI I Plantlist
 I Cycadlist




Citation
Singh, R. and Khuraijam, JS. 2017. Cycas pectinata. In: Cycads of India: Online Database. www.cycadsofindia.in


Cycas pectinata in Northeast India