Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Erica inclusa H.L.Wendl. ex Benth.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ERICACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2018/06/05
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Erica inclusa is a highly range-restricted species with an extent of occurrence (EOO) of 63 km². It is a locally common species with 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 Langeberg near Riversdale in the Western Cape.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Langeberg Sandstone Fynbos, North Langeberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
It occurs on moist lower to middle slopes.
Threats
It is potentially threatened by competition from alien invasive plants on the lower slopes around Garcia's Pass.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Erica inclusa H.L.Wendl. ex Benth.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Bolus, H., Guthrie, F. and Brown, N.E. 1909. Ericaceae. In: W.T. Thiselton-Dyer (ed). Flora Capensis IV Section I (Vacciniaceae to Gentianeae):2-418. Lovell Reeve & Co., Ltd., London.


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 inclusa H.L.Wendl. ex Benth. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/10/28

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