Cycas hongheensis

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Cycas hongheensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Cycadophyta
Class: Cycadopsida
Order: Cycadales
Family: Cycadaceae
Genus: Cycas
C. hongheensis
Binomial name
Cycas hongheensis
S.Y.Yang & S.L.Yang

Cycas hongheensis is a species of cycad endemic to Yunnan, southern China. It is found in Gejiu and Shiping County (near Nujie 牛街镇).[1] It is also found in Dawei Mountain Nature Reserve. Only two wild populations remain, both with fewer than 1,000 individuals.[2]


  1. ^ Whitelock, Loran M. 2002. The Cycads. Portland: Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-522-5
  2. ^ Zheng Y, Liu J, Feng X, Gong X. 2017. The distribution, diversity, and conservation status of Cycas in China. Ecol Evol. 2017;7:3212–3224.