Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Willdenowia pilleata H.P.Linder
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
RESTIONACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2012/10/15
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Plants at a single known location (EOO and AOO <1 km²) are declining due to competition from unmanaged alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bredasdorp, eastern base of the Soetanysberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Elim Ferricrete Fynbos
Description
Deep sandy soils on flats.
Threats
Habitat at the only known location is severely degraded due to dense infestations of alien invasive plants.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Willdenowia pilleata H.P.LinderCR B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)2013.1
Bibliography

Linder, H.P. 2011. New species and combinations in the African Restionaceae. South African Journal of Botany 77(2):415-424.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2012. Willdenowia pilleata H.P.Linder. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/23

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