Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Wellstedia dinteri Pilg. subsp. dinteri
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
BORAGINACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2015/02/03
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Southern Namibia to the Gariep Valley between Sendelingsdrif and Pella, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Desert, Nama Karoo, Succulent Karoo
Description
Shallow soil between stones on arid, gravelly hillocks.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Notes
Subspecies gracilior is endemic to Namibia.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Wellstedia dinteri Pilg. var. dinteriLeast Concern Raimondo 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.


Retief, E. and Van Wyk, A.E. 2008. The genus Wellstedia (Boraginaceae: Wellstedioideae) in southern Africa. Bothalia 38(1):57-63.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2015. Wellstedia dinteri Pilg. subsp. dinteri. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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