Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Erica venustiflora E.G.H.Oliv. subsp. glandulosa E.G.H.Oliv.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ERICACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2007/02/12
Assessor(s)
R.C. Turner, E.G.H. Oliver & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from three locations. Although this subspecies occurs within an area that is highly transformed by wheat cultivation, the actual silcrete outcrops that it grows on are not ploughed as they are too steep and rocky. Grazing and erosion from livestock trampling are potential threats at all locations.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bredasdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Eastern Ruens Shale Renosterveld, Ruens Silcrete Renosterveld
Description
Quartzitic patches on silcrete hills.
Threats
Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Erica venustiflora E.G.H.Oliv. subsp. glandulosa E.G.H.Oliv.VU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Oliver, E.G.H. 2000. Systematics of Ericeae (Ericaceae-Ericoideae): species with indehiscent and partially indehiscent fruits. Contributions from the Bolus Herbarium 19:1-483.


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
Turner, R.C., Oliver, E.G.H. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Erica venustiflora E.G.H.Oliv. subsp. glandulosa E.G.H.Oliv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/11/24

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