Worsies

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Curio articulatus (L.f.) P.V.Heath
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
Synonyms
Cacalia articulata L.f., Kleinia articulata (L.f.) Haw., Senecio articulatus (L.f.) Sch.Bip.
Common Names
Kafferkrale (a), Worsies (a), Worsiesplantjie (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2012/10/16
Assessor(s)
W. Foden, L. von Staden & L. Potter
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Montagu to Uitenhage.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Rocky slopes.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Senecio articulatus (L.) Sch.Bip.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Eggli, U. (ed). 2001. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Dicotyledons. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg.


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.


Heath, P.V. 1997. Three new generic names in Asteraceae: part 1. Calyx 5(4):136.


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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Foden, W., von Staden, L. & Potter, L. 2012. Curio articulatus (L.f.) P.V.Heath. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/10/22

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