Thorncroftia longiflora N.E.Br.

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Thorncroftia longiflora N.E.Br.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
LAMIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2009/08/14
Assessor(s)
E. van Jaarsveld, L. von Staden & L. Potter
Justification
This rare and probably overlooked species was known for a very long time only from the area around the type locality north-east of Barberton. A few recent collections have shown that the range extends through Swaziland into northern KwaZulu-Natal. It occurs as localized subpopulations in a rocky habitat that is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga
Range
Barberton to northern KwaZulu-Natal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Rocky hillsides, in pockets of humus on rock slabs, 1200 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Date
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
2009Thorncroftia longiflora N.E.Br.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
1996Thorncroftia longiflora N.E.Br.K (Global) Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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
van Jaarsveld, E., von Staden, L. & Potter, L. 2009. Thorncroftia longiflora N.E.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2014.1. Accessed on 2014/12/18

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