Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Annesorhiza asparagoides B.-E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2012/10/09
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range restricted species, but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cederberg, near Wuppertal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Loamy sand.
Population

Only recently discovered, this species is currently known from one small subpopulation. It is likely that other, still undiscovered subpopulations may exist (Van Wyk and Tilney 2011).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Annesorhiza asparagoides B.-E.van WykRare 2013.1
Annesorhiza asparagoides B.-E.van WykRare 2013.1
Bibliography

Van Wyk, B.E. and Tilney, P.M. 2011. Annesorhiza asparagoides (Apiaceae), a new species from the Cederberg Mountains, Western Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 77(1):244-248.


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

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