Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium quarciticola Meve & E.M.Marais
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2018/05/31
Assessor(s)
D.A. Kamundi, D. Raimondo & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species, EOO 175 km². Not known to be declining or threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Knersvlakte north-east and south-east of Bitterfontein.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Quartz flats.
Threats
There are no severe threats to this species.
Population

A rare and localized habitat specialist.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium quarciticola Meve & E.M.MaraisRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Meve, U., Schmiedel, U. and Marais, E.M. 2000. Pelargonium quarciticola (Geraniaceae), a new species from the Knersvlakte. South African Journal of Botany 66(2):96-98.


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. & von Staden, L. 2018. Pelargonium quarciticola Meve & E.M.Marais. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/23

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