02-11-2011 - Middelburg cycad
Integrated conservation of Encephalartos middelburgensis a critically endangered species in South Africa.
E. middelburgensis population has declined continuously due to poaching and disease at the estimated rate of >80% over the past 50 years. It is estimated that only around 120 matured individuals are surviving in the natural population at present (Donaldson, 2009).
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