Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ficinia anceps Nees
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
CYPERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/03/11
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & M. Muasya
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 230 km²), known from 11 subpopulations scattered across the Cape Peninsula. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cape Peninsula.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Rocky cliffs.
Threats
No threats: this species occurs in an inaccessible and protected habitat.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Conservation
Protected in the Table Mountain National Park.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ficinia anceps NeesRare Raimondo 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
Helme, N.A. & Muasya, M. 2008. Ficinia anceps Nees. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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