Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ficinia petrophila T.H.Arnold & Gordon-Gray
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
CYPERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/03/11
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & M. Muasya
Justification
Known from fewer than five sites. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Anysberg, Touwsberg and Klein Swartberg Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
At the base of granite boulders, a seasonally moist habitat, on mountain slopes above 700 m.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ficinia petrophila T.H.Arnold & Gordon-GrayRare 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.


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 petrophila T.H.Arnold & Gordon-Gray. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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