Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium torulosum E.M.Marais
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/10/03
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & D. Pillay
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 74 km²) that is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Sutherland and Matjiesfontein.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos, Succulent Karoo
Description
Arid areas in sandy soil under shrubs, rainfall 100-200 mm.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium torulosum E.M.MaraisRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Pelargonium torulosum E.M.MaraisRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Albers, F., Van der Walt, J.J.A., Gibby, M., Marschewski, D.E., Van der Merwe, A.M., Marais, E.M., Bakker, F.T. and Culham, A. 2000. Biosystematic study of Pelargonium section Ligularia: 4. The section Ligularia sensu stricto. South African Journal of Botany 66(1):31-43.


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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & Pillay, D. 2007. Pelargonium torulosum E.M.Marais. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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