Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Annesorhiza calcicola Magee & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2011/12/09
Assessor(s)
J.G. Claassens & L. von Staden
Justification
A highly range-restricted (EOO 11 km²), but locally common limestone strandveld endemic. Plants at eight to ten locations continue to decline due to ongoing habitat loss to limestone mining and coastal development.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Vredenburg Peninsula.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Saldanha Limestone Strandveld, Saldanha Flats Strandveld
Description
Limestone outcrops in Saldanha Limestone Strandveld.
Threats
Threatened by habitat loss to limestone mining and coastal development.
Population

A highly range-restricted, but locally common species, known from at least three large subpopulations scattered across eight properties in the Jacobsbaai area.


Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Annesorhiza calcicola Magee & J.C.ManningVU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)2012.1
Bibliography

Magee, A.R. and Manning, J.C. 2010. Annesorhiza calcicola (Apiaceae), a new limestone endemic species from the Western Cape Province of South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 76(1):139-141.


Citation
Claassens, J.G. & von Staden, L. 2011. Annesorhiza calcicola Magee & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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