Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium weberi E.M.Marais
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Insufficient Information
Assessment Date
2015/04/13
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A widespread, but rarely collected and poorly known species. It is likely to be threatened by habitat loss and degradation, but based on available data, its risk of extinction cannot be determined.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Southern Cape coastal plain between Bredasdorp and Plettenberg Bay.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Unknown.
Threats
This species is threatened by habitat loss and degradation due to coastal development and agricultural expansion, as well as competition from unmanaged alien invasive plants.
Population

This species is known from only four collections, but may be overlooked. Its precise habitat is unknown, and there are no recent collections. Field surveys are needed.


Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium weberi E.M.MaraisData Deficient 2015.1
Bibliography

Marais, E.M. 2014. One name change and three new species of Pelargonium, section Hoarea (Geraniaceae) from the Western Cape Province. South African Journal of Botany 90:118-127.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2015. Pelargonium weberi E.M.Marais. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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