30 Sep '16, 5pm

Holotype of Cycas tansachana K.D.Hill & S.L.Yang

This species has an extremely small area of occupancy and extent of occurrence (less than 10 km²), is known only from a single location and has declined dramatically due to mining of limestone for the making of cement. At one stage it was thought to be Extinct in the Wild after limestone outcrops were destroyed, but was subsequently found on adjacent outcrops.

Full article: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/42042/0

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