Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ficinia anysbergensis Muasya
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
CYPERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/03/12
Assessor(s)
M. Muasya & D. Raimondo
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO <800 km²), known from two sites, occurs on arid mountain slopes. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Anysberg and Rooiberg Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Base of large boulders where water accumulates.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ficinia anysbergensis MuasyaRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Muasya, A.M. 2005. Ficinia anysbergensis and F. esterhuyseniae (Cyperaceae), two new species from the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 71:197-200.


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.


Citation
Muasya, M. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Ficinia anysbergensis Muasya. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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