The World List of Cycads selected as data provider for The Catalogue of Life

The World List of Cycads, produced under the auspices of the IUCN/SSC Cycad Specialist Group, has been selected as the taxonomic data provider for The Catalogue of Life (CoL). According to the CoL website:

The Catalogue of Life is the most comprehensive and authoritative global index of species currently available. It consists of a single integrated species checklist and taxonomic hierarchy. The Catalogue holds essential information on the names, relationships and distributions of over 1.5 million species.

A list of accepted Cycads on the Catalogue of Life can be found here.

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New Website for Cycad Specialist Group

Welcome to IUCN / SSC Cycad Specialist Group’s new website!

MbZSCF_ID_VERT_PANIn 2015, the CSG will undertake a major update to the conservation status of cycads for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. A generous grant for this work was recently obtained through the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund.

To support and broaden this initiative, this new website will help achieve CSG objectives in these ways:

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