Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pelargonium alternans J.C.Wendl. subsp. longicalcar M.Becker & F.Albers
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GERANIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/05/18
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo
Justification
A range-restricted taxon (EOO 3354 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Little Karoo, Anysberg to Groot Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Mid to high altitude north-facing mountain slopes in fynbos.
Threats
No significant threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pelargonium alternans J.C.Wendl. subsp. longicalcar M.Becker & F.AlbersLeast Concern 2014.1
Pelargonium alternans J.C.Wendl.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Becker, M. and Albers, F. 2010. Pollinator shift and speciation in Pelargonium alternans (Geraniaceae). Schumannia 6:207-226.


Citation
Raimondo, D. 2014. Pelargonium alternans J.C.Wendl. subsp. longicalcar M.Becker & F.Albers. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/23

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