Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Acrodon deminutus Klak
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2005/02/25
Assessor(s)
C. Klak, N.A. Helme, D. Raimondo & J.E. Victor
Justification
Four known locations are potentially threatened by trampling and grazing by livestock.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bredasdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Eastern Ruens Shale Renosterveld, Potberg Ferricrete Fynbos
Description
Clay with overlaying quartz pebbles in renosterveld.
Threats
This species was formerly threatened by agriculture, some habitat was lost to wheat fields. A current potential threat to this species is trampling by grazing animals.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Acrodon deminutus KlakVU D2Raimondo 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
Klak, C., Helme, N.A., Raimondo, D. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Acrodon deminutus Klak. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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