Hyobanche robusta

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Hyobanche robusta Schönland
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
OROBANCHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,v)
Assessment Date
2008/04/28
Assessor(s)
A.D. Wolfe & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 2200 km², five known locations are declining due to alien acacia invasion and coastal development. This species requires periodic disturbance of its dune habitat to recruit, and both development and invasive plants lead to stabilisation of dune systems.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Oyster Bay to Kenton On Sea.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Cape Seashore Vegetation, Algoa Dune Strandveld
Description
Deep sand dune systems.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Hyobanche robusta SchönlandEN B1ab(ii,iii,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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
Wolfe, A.D. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Hyobanche robusta Schönland. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/10/17

Comment on this assessment Comment on this assessment
Distribution map

© C. Logie


Search for images of Hyobanche robusta on iSpot