Pelargonium acetosum

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium acetosum (L.) L'Hér.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
Common Names
Malva (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2009/07/10
Assessor(s)
W. Foden & L. Potter
Justification
Locally common and not declining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Komga River, west to Kirkwood and north to Steynsburg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Albany Thicket
Description
Stony hillsides and dry grassland.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium acetosum (L.) L'Hér.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Edwards, T.J. 2005. A synopsis of Argyrolobium (tribe Genisteae, Papilionoideae) in South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 71(3):380-417.


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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2009. Pelargonium acetosum (L.) L'Hér. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/18

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Distribution map

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