Scientific Name
Nuxia congesta R.Br. ex Fresen.
Higher Classification
Lachnopylis breviflora (S.Moore) C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis congesta (R.Br. ex Fresen.) C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis emarginata (Sond.) C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis heterotricha C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis montana C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis pubescens (Sond.) C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis saxatilis C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis schistotricha C.A.Sm., Lachnopylis tomentosa (Sond.) C.A.Sm., Nuxia breviflora S.Moore, Nuxia congesta R.Br. ex Fresen. var. brevifolia Sond., Nuxia congesta R.Br. ex Fresen. var. emarginata (Sond.) Prain, Nuxia congesta R.Br. ex Fresen. var. ß tomentosa (Sond.) Cummins, Nuxia emarginata Sond., Nuxia pubescens Sond., Nuxia tomentosa Sond.
Common Names
Bergsalie (a), Bogwood (e), Brittle Wood (e), Brittlewood (e), Broshout (a), Muteteneka (v), Wildblomsalie (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nuxia congesta R.Br. ex Fresen.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Boon, R. 2010. Pooley's Trees of eastern South Africa. Flora and Fauna Publications Trust, Durban.

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.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Nuxia congesta R.Br. ex Fresen. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/25

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