Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Scaraboides manningii Magee & B.-E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2012/11/15
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 623 km²), currently known from two disjunct subpopulations, but likely to be still under-collected. One subpopulation is protected within the Tanqua National Park.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Vanrhynsdorp and Tanqua Karoo southwest of Middelpos.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Seasonally damp dolerite or clay soils.
Population

Scaraboides manningii is currently known from two disjunct subpopulations, separated by about 130 kilometres. A rare species, but possibly also overlooked as it occurs in a remote area that is botanically not well explored.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Scaraboides manningii Magee & B.-E.van WykLeast Concern 2013.1
Scaraboides manningii Magee & B.-E.van WykLeast Concern 2013.1
Bibliography

Magee, A.R., Van Wyk, B.E., Tilney, P.M. and Downie, S.R. 2009. Generic delimitations and relationships of the cape genera Capnophyllum, Dasispermum, and Sonderina, the north African genera Krubera and Stoibrax, and a new monotypic genus of the subfamily Apioideae (Apiaceae). Systematic Botany 34(3):580-594.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2012. Scaraboides manningii Magee & B.-E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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