Pelargonium suburbanum subsp. suburbanum

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium suburbanum Clifford ex C.Boucher subsp. suburbanum
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
Synonyms
Pelargonium urbanum (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Steud. (in part), Pelargonium urbanum (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Steud. var. pinnatifidum Harv.
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,v)
Assessment Date
2007/03/06
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor & A.P. Dold
Justification
EOO 2400 km², less than 10 locations remain after >30% of this species' habitat has been transformed for urban development and agriculture (over a period longer than three generations), and decline continues.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Humansdorp to Port Elizabeth.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Algoa Dune Strandveld, Algoa Sandstone Fynbos, Tsitsikamma Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Between low scrub and sand dunes on lowland flats in areas with an annual rainfall of 400-800 mm.
Threats
Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium suburbanum Clifford ex C.Boucher subsp. suburbanum VU B1ab(ii,iii,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Pelargonium suburbanum Clifford ex C.Boucher subsp. suburbanum Insufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical 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.


Van der Walt, J.J.A. and Boucher, C.A. 1986. A taxonomic revision of the section Myrrhidium of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae) in southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 52(5):438-462.


Citation
Victor, J.E. & Dold, A.P. 2007. Pelargonium suburbanum Clifford ex C.Boucher subsp. suburbanum. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/18

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