Fluffy-flower Jackal-coffee

Scientific Name
Empogona kirkii Hook.f. subsp. junodii (Schinz) Tosh & Robbr.
Higher Classification
Empogona junodii Schinz, Empogona kirkii Hook.f. var. australis Schweick., Tricalysia allenii (Stapf) Brenan var. australis (Schweick.) Brenan, Tricalysia junodii (Schinz) Brenan
Common Names
Fluffy-flower Jackal-coffee (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Tricalysia junodii (Schinz) Brenan var. junodii Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Boon, R. 2010. Pooley's Trees of eastern South Africa. Flora and Fauna Publications Trust, Durban.

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.

Robbrecht, E. 1979. The African genus Tricalysia A.Rich. (Rubiaceae - Coffeeae): 1. A revision of the species of subgenus Empogona. Bulletin Du Jardin Botanique National De Belgique 49(3-4):239-360.

Tosh, J., Davis, A.P., Dessein, S., De Block, P., Huysmans, S., Fay, M.F., Smets, E. and Robbrecht, E. 2009. Phylogeny of Tricalysia (Rubiaceae) and its relationships with allied genera based on plastid DNA data: Resurrection of the genus Empogona 1. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 96(1):194-213.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Empogona kirkii Hook.f. subsp. junodii (Schinz) Tosh & Robbr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2023/12/08

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