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Trichodiadema stayneri

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Trichodiadema stayneri L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)
Assessment Date
2016/01/18
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
This species was last collected in 1960 on the eastern outskirts of Uitenhage. It is quite likely now locally extinct in this area due to habitat loss to urban and industrial development. Other similar habitat in the area has however not yet been thoroughly surveyed for remaining subpopulations, and therefore this species can not yet be classified as Extinct.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Uitenhage.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Sundays Thicket
Description
Unknown.
Population

A very poorly known taxon, last collected in 1960. Surveys of suitable thicket habitat in the Uitenhage district is urgently needed to determine whether any subpopulations survive.


Population trend
Unknown
Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Trichodiadema stayneri L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/12/11

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