Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Erica cincta L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ERICACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2018/06/06
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Erica cincta is a highly localized endemic to the Kogelberg, with an extent of occurrence (EOO) of 2 km². It has no severe threats and is therefore not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
This species is endemic to the summit of Kogelberg in the Western Cape.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Kogelberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
It occurs on dry north to north-west facing steep upper sandstone slopes and ridges.
Threats
This species' habitat is well-protected and it has no severe threats.
Population

This is a highly localized, but locally abundant species known from a single subpopulation.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Erica cincta L.BolusLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity 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.


Schumann, D., Kirsten, G. and Oliver, E.G.H. 1992. Ericas of South Africa. Fernwood Press, Cape Town.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2018. Erica cincta L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/07/10

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