Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium saxatile 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 localized habitat specialist, occurring in montane areas where it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Elandskloof Mountains near Tulbagh.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Seasonally inundated pockets of fine silt on sandstone rock sheets.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium saxatile J.C.Manning & GoldblattCritically Rare 2014.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Pelargonium saxatile (Geraniaceae: Section Hoarea), a new species from the southwestern Cape, South Africa, and a key to the species of the P. dipetalum group. South African Journal of Botany 78:266-269.


Citation
Manning, J.C., Goldblatt, P. & Raimondo, D. 2014. Pelargonium saxatile J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/23

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