Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Acrodon parvifolius R.du Plessis
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v)
Assessment Date
2005/02/25
Assessor(s)
C. Klak, N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 154 km², AOO<154 km², six small, severely fragmented subpopulations remain after most of this species' habitat has been transformed by urban development, wheat cultivation, alien plant invasion and road construction and maintenance, and decline continues.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Hawston to Bot River and Shaw's Pass.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Western Ruens Shale Renosterveld, Ruens Silcrete Renosterveld, Elim Ferricrete Fynbos
Description
Silcrete and quartz patches over clays in areas of sparse vegetation cover.
Threats
Habitat loss, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Acrodon parvifolius R.du PlessisEN B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,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.


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. 2005. Acrodon parvifolius R.du Plessis. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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