Scientific Name
Koeleria capensis (Steud.) Nees
Higher Classification
Aira capensis Steud., Koeleria convoluta Hochst. ex Steud., Koeleria convoluta Hochst. ex Steud. var. densiflora Domin, Koeleria cristata (L.) Pers. var. brevifolia (Nees) C.E.Hubb., Koeleria cristata (L.) Pers. var. convoluta (Steud.) C.E.Hubb., Koeleria cristata of other authors, not of (L.) Pers. (misapplied name), Koeleria gracilis Pers. var. convoluta (Steud.) Hedberg
Common Names
Boshoane (ss), Crested Koeleria (e), June Grass (e), Koeleria Grass (e), Koeleria Polgras (a), Prairie June Grass (e), Strandgras (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
L. Fish & J.E. Victor
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, North West, Western Cape
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Koeleria capensis (Steud.) NeesLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

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.

Fish, L. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Koeleria capensis (Steud.) Nees. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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