Selago villicaulis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Selago villicaulis Rolfe
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
SCROPHULARIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2007/05/14
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 3800 km², known from less than 10 locations. Threatened by ongoing coastal development on the South Coast as well as by alien plant invasion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Stilbaai to Knysna.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Southern Cape Dune Fynbos, Albertinia Sand Fynbos, Knysna Sand Fynbos
Description
Fixed dunes up to 150 m.
Threats
Coastal development is an ongoing, moderate to severe threat throughout this species range- especially in the George, Wilderness and Knysna areas. Alien plants are an ongoing, moderate threat throughout the species range.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Selago villicaulis RolfeVU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)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. 1999. The tribe Selagineae (Scrophulariaceae). Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh/Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh/Kew.


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.


Rolfe, R.A. 1901. Selagineae. In: W.T. Thiselton-Dyer (ed). Flora Capensis V Section I (Acanthaceae-Proteaceae):95-180. Lovell Reeve & Co., Ltd., London.


Citation
Raimondo, D. 2007. Selago villicaulis Rolfe. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/03/25

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