Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ficinia fastigiata (Thunb.) Nees
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
CYPERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2008/03/12
Assessor(s)
M. Muasya & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from two locations on the Cape Peninsula. Potentially threatened by too frequent fire affecting its shaded woody habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cape Peninsula.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Peninsula Shale Fynbos, Peninsula Granite Fynbos
Description
Base of shaded rocks on flats and lower slopes.
Threats
Potentially threatened by too frequent fire.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ficinia fastigiata (Thunb.) NeesVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Helme, N.A. and Trinder-Smith, T.H. 2006. The endemic flora of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 72(2):205-210.


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 fastigiata (Thunb.) Nees. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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