Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium elandsmontanum E.M.Marais ex J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2014/05/12
Assessor(s)
J.C. Manning, P. Goldblatt & D. Raimondo
Justification
A species described in 2011, known currently from only one location where it is well protected in a private nature reserve.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Elandsberg Nature Reserve along the western foothills of the Elandskloof Mountains near Hermon.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Seasonally moist, alluvial flats in low, open Swartland Alluvium Fynbos.
Threats
The population is well-protected and has no threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium elandsmontanum E.M.Marais ex J.C.Manning & GoldblattCritically Rare 2014.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2011. Pelargonium elandsmontanum (Geraniaceae: section Hoarea), a new species from the Western Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 77(1):241-243.


Mucina, L. and Rutherford, M.C. (eds). 2006. The vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Strelitzia 19. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Manning, J.C., Goldblatt, P. & Raimondo, D. 2014. Pelargonium elandsmontanum E.M.Marais ex J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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