Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pseudoselago diplotricha Hilliard
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
SCROPHULARIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2018/05/10
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo, P.F. Matlamela, D.A. Kamundi & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted endemic (EOO 241 km²), known from four subpopulations, this species has no recorded threats.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Hex River Mountains between Ceres and Matroosberg, also occurring on the Keeromsberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Central Coastal Shale Band Vegetation, Northern Inland Shale Band Vegetation
Description
Shale bands on steep upper slopes, 1370-1525 m.
Threats
No threats.
Population

This species is locally abundant in suitable habitat (Hilliard 1995). It is most prominent in the first two years following fires.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pseudoselago diplotricha 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.


Hilliard, O.M. 1999. The tribe Selagineae (Scrophulariaceae). Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh/Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh/Kew.


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 diplotricha Hilliard. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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