Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium hirtipetalum E.M.Marais
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2009/07/17
Assessor(s)
D.A. Kamundi & D. Raimondo
Justification
Endemic to Namaqualand, but relatively common where it occurs, subpopulations able to withstand heavy grazing pressure and are not declining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Occurs from Spektakelberg in the north to Bitterfontein in the south.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Under karroid scrub and in open arid areas.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium hirtipetalum E.M.MaraisLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Craib, C. 2001. Geophytic Pelargoniums. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


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
Kamundi, D.A. & Raimondo, D. 2009. Pelargonium hirtipetalum E.M.Marais. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/23

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