Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ficinia compasbergensis Drège
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
CYPERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2016/11/11
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo
Justification
A widespread (41 344 km²), montane species that is not declining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Calvinia and the Roggeveld Escarpment, Sneeuberg and Stormberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hantam Karoo, Eastern Upper Karoo, Upper Karoo Hardeveld, Karoo Escarpment Grassland, Roggeveld Shale Renosterveld, Roggeveld Karoo, Central Mountain Shale Renosterveld, Hantam Plateau Dolerite Renosterveld, Tsomo Grassland, Stormberg Plateau Grassland
Description
Rocky ridges and slopes.
Threats
There are no known severe threats to this species.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ficinia compasbergensis DrègeLeast Concern 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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Raimondo, D. 2016. Ficinia compasbergensis Drège. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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