Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ruschia nieuwerustensis L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/03/14
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & F. Cholo
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO <500 km²) habitat specialist that is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Nuwerus.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Namaqualand Klipkoppe Shrubland.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ruschia nieuwerustensis L.BolusRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Hartmann, H.E.K. 2002. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z. Springer, Berlin.


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
Raimondo, D. & Cholo, F. 2008. Ruschia nieuwerustensis L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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