Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AMARANTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2016/10/04
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
This species is widespread and very common outside South Africa, but rare and poorly known in South Africa. It is not suspected to be in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Widespread across Tropical Africa to India and the Mascarene Islands.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Description
Places with seasonally standing water.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) WightLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Sieben, E.J.J. 2009. The status and distribution of vascular plants (Magnoliophyta, Lycophyta, Pteridophyta). In: W.R.T. Darwall, K.G. Smith, D. Tweddle and P. Skelton (eds.), The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in southern Africa (pp. 83-98), IUCN and SAIAB, Gland, Switzerland and Grahamstown, South Africa.


Townsend, C.C. 1988. Amaranthaceae. In: E. Launert (ed). Flora Zambesiaca 9 (Part 1):28-133. Flora Zambesiaca Managing Committee, London.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/22

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