Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Phyllopodium viscidissimum Hilliard
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
SCROPHULARIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2017/11/06
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden & N.A. Helme
Justification
A rare and localized habitat specialist, known from three subpopulations within a small area (EOO 588 km²). There are no severe threats to this species and therefore it is not suspected to be in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Mountains of the Koue-Bokkeveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Ledges at the base of high, south-facing cliffs.
Threats
This species' habitat is inaccessible and it has no severe threats.
Population

A very rare and localized habitat specialist. It is currently known from three isolated subpopulations. It is however cryptic and easily overlooked, and in addition occurs on inaccessible mountain peaks, and may therefore be more common than records suggest.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Phyllopodium viscidissimum HilliardData Deficient Raimondo et al. (2009)
Phyllopodium viscidissimum HilliardInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Hilliard, O.M. 1994. The Manuleae: a tribe of Scrophulariaceae. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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.


Citation
von Staden, L. & Helme, N.A. 2017. Phyllopodium viscidissimum Hilliard. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/08/11

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