Phyllobolus chrysophthalmus

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Phyllobolus chrysophthalmus Gerbaulet & Struck
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/03/14
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & P.G. Desmet
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO <500 km²) habitat specialist that is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Vanrhynsdorp to Bitterfontein.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Stony soils in Knersvlakte Quartz Vygie Veld, growing in bushes, 180-350 m.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Phyllobolus chrysophthalmus Gerbaulet & StruckRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Gerbaulet, M. 1997. Revision of the genus Phyllobolus N.E. Br. (Aizoaceae). Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 119(2):145-211.


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. & Desmet, P.G. 2008. Phyllobolus chrysophthalmus Gerbaulet & Struck. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/06/19

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