Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ficinia quinquangularis Boeck.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
CYPERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2007/05/23
Assessor(s)
C. Archer & J.E. Victor
Justification
Widespread in the mountains of the southern and eastern Cape where it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Swellendam to Humansdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Rocky mountain slopes and plateaus below 1 500m.
Threats
No severe threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ficinia quinquangularis Boeck.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Ficinia quinquangularis Boeck.Lower Risk - Least Concern Victor (2002)
Ficinia quinquangularis Boeck.Insufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
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.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
Archer, C. & Victor, J.E. 2007. Ficinia quinquangularis Boeck. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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