Wild Gloxinia

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Charadrophila capensis Marloth
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
STILBACEAE
Common Names
Wild Gloxinia (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2013/01/17
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden, N.A. Helme & K.E. Steiner
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 290 km²), and very rare habitat specialist, but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Hottentots Holland and Kogelberg mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Moist, shaded stream banks, on rock faces or under overhanging rocks.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Charadrophila capensis MarlothRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Charadrophila capensis MarlothVulnerable Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Charadrophila capensis MarlothVulnerable Hall et al. (1980)
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.


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.


Weber, A. 1989. Family position and conjectural affinities of Charadrophila capensis Marloth. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 111(1):87-119.


Citation
von Staden, L., Helme, N.A. & Steiner, K.E. 2013. Charadrophila capensis Marloth. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/21

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