Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium citronellum J.J.A.van der Walt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/10/01
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & N.A. Helme
Justification
A habitat specialist that occurs as scattered subpopulations. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Langeberg Mountains and Klein Swartberg between Ladismith and Herbertsdale,.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Albany Thicket, Fynbos, Succulent Karoo
Description
Stream sides on lower north-facing slopes.
Threats
Slight potential threat from invasive pines on the North side of the Langeberg.
Population

This species is common on the northern foothills of the Langeberg between Muiskraal and Herbertsdale (Van der Walt 1985).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium citronellum J.J.A.van der WaltRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


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.


Van der Walt, J.J.A. 1985. A taxonomic revision of the type section of Pelargonium L'Herit. (Geraniaceae). Bothalia 15(3&4):345-385.


Van der Walt, J.J.A. and Vorster, P.J. 1988. Pelargoniums of southern Africa Volume III. Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden 16:1-149. National Botanic Gardens, Kirstenbosch.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & Helme, N.A. 2007. Pelargonium citronellum J.J.A.van der Walt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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© J.H. Vlok/A.L. Schutte-Vlok

© J.H. Vlok/A.L. Schutte-Vlok

© J.H. Vlok/A.L. Schutte-Vlok


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