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Oxalis marlothii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Oxalis marlothii Schltr. ex R.Knuth
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
OXALIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2016/10/16
Assessor(s)
L.L. Dreyer, K.C. Oberlander, D. Raimondo & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 588 km²), occurring at two to three locations and declining due to ongoing habitat loss and degradation.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Sutherland.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Roggeveld Shale Renosterveld, Roggeveld Karoo
Description
High altitude shale and sandstone plateaus.
Threats
Threatened by ongoing habitat loss and degradation due to overgrazing and crop cultivation.
Population

Oxalis marlothii is a very rare and localized species, and known from only a few collections.


Population trend
Decreasing
Citation
Dreyer, L.L., Oberlander, K.C., Raimondo, D. & von Staden, L. 2016. Oxalis marlothii Schltr. ex R.Knuth. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/12/11

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