Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium ocellatum J.J.A.van der Walt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2017/10/27
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden & N.A. Helme
Justification
An uncommon, range-restricted endemic to the lower northern slopes of the Riviersonderend Mountains (EOO 23 km²). There are no known severe threats to the population and it is not suspected to be in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riviersonderend Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
North Sonderend Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Shallow, well-drained, sandy soil on rocky north-facing slopes.
Threats
There are no severe threats to this species.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium ocellatum J.J.A.van der WaltRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Van der Walt, J.J.A., McDonald, D.J. and Van Wyk, N. 1990. A new species of Pelargonium with notes on its ecology and pollination biology. South African Journal of Botany 56(4):467-470.


Citation
von Staden, L. & Helme, N.A. 2017. Pelargonium ocellatum J.J.A.van der Walt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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