The CSG will be having its next meeting immediately prior to Cycad 2015, the 10th International Conference on Cycad Biology which will be hosted in Medellín, Colombia. The CSG meeting will take place on August 15th and 16th (2015) and will include a RedListingWorkshop to update the conservation status of cycads for the IUCN RedList of Threatened Species.
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.
Welcome to IUCN / SSC Cycad Specialist Group’s new website!
In 2015, the CSG will undertake a major update to the conservation status of cycads for the IUCN RedList 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: