Encephalartos brevifoliolatus

Assessor: Brenda Daly

Sensitive in 2010
Reason for the sensitivity status
This taxon is deemed not sensitive as it is considered Extinct in the Wild.
Exploitation extent
None - this species and its close relatives are not exploited, collected, traded or utilized in a targeted manner.
Justification and references


This species is now considered Extinct in the Wild (Raimondo et al. 2009).

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Available:

Population vulnerability
Targeted demographics
Mature (breeding) individuals are killed, significantly weakened or are permanently removed from the wild, OR immature individuals are targeted and this significantly impacts mature (breeding) individuals.
Regeneration potential