Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Annesorhiza elsiae Vessio, Tilney & B.-E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2012/10/08
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
One known location is potentially threatened by habitat loss, competition from alien invasive plants and overgrazing.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Western slopes of Audenberg Ridge Peaks north of Worcester.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Breede Shale Fynbos
Description
Shale, western slopes.
Threats
Potentially threatened by habitat loss to expanding vineyards and orchards, development, overgrazing and competition from alien invasive plants.
Population

Known from a single collection, made in 1962.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Annesorhiza elsiae Vessio, Tilney & B.-E.van WykVU D22013.1
Bibliography

Magee, A.R., Van Wyk, B.E., Tilney, P.M. and Vessio, N. 2011. A taxonomic revision of the Annesorhiza triternata group (Apiaceae, Apioideae): the transfer of Peucedanum triternatum and P. filicaule and the description of five new species. Systematic Botany 36(2):508-519.


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

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