Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Erepsia promontorii L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)
Assessment Date
2006/08/04
Assessor(s)
C. Klak & D. Raimondo
Justification
Formerly on the Cape Peninsula at Cape Point and Sea Point and also at Hermanus. It has not been found since 1950, despite many attempts to relocate it. Habitat still exists at Cape Point, and this species might still be rediscovered.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cape Peninsula and Hermanus.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld, Hangklip Sand Fynbos
Description
Coastal lowlands.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Erepsia promontorii L.BolusCritically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Erepsia promontorii L.BolusExtinct Hilton-Taylor (1996)
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.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Erepsia promontorii L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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