Blue Honey-bells

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Freylinia tropica S.Moore
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
SCROPHULARIACEAE
Common Names
Blue Honey-bells (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2018/11/14
Assessor(s)
E.J. van Jaarsveld, D. Raimondo & L. von Staden
Justification
This species has a limited distribution range in South Africa, but is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo
Range
In South Africa, this species is localized to the Waterberg in Limpopo Province. It also occurs in the Chimanimani Mountains in Zimbabwe.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
It occurs on riverbanks and along stream sides, 1800 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Freylinia tropica S.MooreRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Freylinia tropica S.MooreRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Freylinia tropica S.MooreRare Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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
van Jaarsveld, E.J., Raimondo, D. & von Staden, L. 2018. Freylinia tropica S.Moore. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/09/30

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