Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium hirtum (Burm.f.) Jacq.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2009/07/17
Assessor(s)
W. Foden & L. Potter
Justification
Although this species has lost subpopulations to urban development, there are still more than 20 extant locations and this species is not yet considered Near Threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Velddrif to Stellenbosch.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Granite or sandstone slopes.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium hirtum (Burm.f.) Jacq.Least 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.


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
Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2009. Pelargonium hirtum (Burm.f.) Jacq. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/07/03

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