Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pseudoselago caerulescens Hilliard
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
SCROPHULARIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2018/05/11
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo, P.F. Matlamela, D.A. Kamundi & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted endemic (EOO 269 km²), known from six subpopulations, this species has no recorded threats.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riviersonderend Mountains and the Langeberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Langeberg Sandstone Fynbos, South Sonderend Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Montane fynbos on sandstone slopes, 200-1525 m.
Threats
There are no known severe threats to this species.
Population

This species is known from only a few collections, but may be overlooked due to similarities with other co-occurring Pseudoselago species. Its local abundance has not been recorded. Its habitat is well-protected and the population is not suspected to be declining.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pseudoselago caerulescens HilliardRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
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. 1995. Pseudoselago, a new segregate from Selago. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 52(3):243-332.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity 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
Raimondo, D., Matlamela, P.F., Kamundi, D.A. & von Staden, L. 2018. Pseudoselago caerulescens Hilliard. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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