Nemesia macroceras

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Nemesia macroceras Schltr.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
SCROPHULARIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2016/10/03
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Nemesia macroceras is a widespread, but poorly known species. Steiner in Snijman (2013) considers it to be conspecific with the widespread and common Nemesia ligulata. Nemesia is in need of taxonomic revision.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Bushmanland to Vanrhynsdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Nama Karoo, Succulent Karoo
Description
Sandy places.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nemesia macroceras Schltr. var. macroceras Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Nemesia macroceras Schltr. var. ß crocea Schltr.Threatened Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Hiern, W.P. 1904. Scrophulariaceae. In: W.T. Thiselton-Dyer (ed). Flora Capensis IV Section II (Hydrophyllaceae to Pedalineae):121-420. Lovell Reeve & Co., Ltd., London.


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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Nemesia macroceras Schltr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/06/19

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