Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Combretum stylesii O.Maurin, Jordaan & A.E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
COMBRETACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2014/05/18
Assessor(s)
O. Maurin, D. Styles & D. Raimondo
Justification
A highly localized species, known from 10 km stretch within the Tugela River Valley. Plants at an estimated two to five locations are declining due to harvesting for fuel for subsistence living.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Tugela River Valley.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Eastern Valley Bushveld
Description
Eastern Valley Bushveld.
Threats
Threatened by gathering of wood for subsistence rural use.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Combretum stylesii O.Maurin, Jordaan & A.E.van WykEN B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)2014.1
Bibliography

Maurin, O., van Wyk, A.E., Jordaan, M. and van der Bank, M. 2011. A new species of Combretum section Ciliatipetala (Combretaceae) from southern Africa, with a key to the regional members of the section. South African Journal of Botany 77(1):105-111.


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
Maurin, O., Styles, D. & Raimondo, D. 2014. Combretum stylesii O.Maurin, Jordaan & A.E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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