Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Erica cremea Dulfer
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ERICACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2012/08/22
Assessor(s)
R.C. Turner, E.G.H. Oliver & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 2.7 km²) habitat specialist known from one location and potentially threatened by competition from alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Wellington Sneeukop.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hawequas Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Shale bands at high altitudes.
Threats
Invasive alien pines and hakeas are abundant on the surrounding mountains, and tend to spread along shale bands, the habitat of this species.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Erica cremea DulferVU D1+2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Erica cremea DulferRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Erica cremea DulferRare Hall et al. (1980)
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.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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


Oliver, E.G.H. and Oliver, I.M. 2005. The genus Erica (Ericaceae) in southern Africa: taxonomic notes 2. Bothalia 35(2):121-148.


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
Turner, R.C., Oliver, E.G.H. & von Staden, L. 2012. Erica cremea Dulfer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/17

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