Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Galium rourkei Puff
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUBIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2007/05/04
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known to occur in one small area (EOO 2 km²) in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve where it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Kogelberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Kogelberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Grows in permanent shade under damp cliffs.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Galium rourkei PuffCritically Rare 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.


Puff, C. 1986. Paederieae, Anthospermeae, Rubieae. In: O.A. Leistner (ed). Flora of Southern Africa 31 Part 1 Rubiaceae, Fascicle 2 Rubioideae (Second part):1-76. Botanical Research 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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Galium rourkei Puff. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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