Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Annesorhiza fibrosa B.-E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii)+2ab(ii,iii)
Assessment Date
2012/10/08
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & L. von Staden
Justification
EOO 20 km², three known locations are declining due to habitat loss to rooibos tea cultivation.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Nieuwoudtville escarpment.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Bokkeveld Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Sandy soil in fynbos vegetation.
Threats
A. fibrosa is threatened by rapid, ongoing habitat loss to rooibos tea cultivation.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Annesorhiza fibrosa B.-E.van WykEN B1ab(ii,iii)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Tilney, P.M. and Van Wyk, B.E. 2001. A revision of the genus Annesorhiza (Apiaceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 21(6):615-649.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & von Staden, L. 2012. Annesorhiza fibrosa B.-E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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