Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Nevillea singularis Esterh.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
RESTIONACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2008/04/30
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from one location. Potentially threatened by alien plant invasion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riviersonderend Mountains above Genadendal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Sonderend Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Marsh on a shale band, and on the rocky slope directly below the shale band, possibly very wet in winter.
Threats
Potentially threatened by competition from alien invasive plants. Although this highly localized species' habitat is still pristine, dense infestations on alien plants are present within 1 km of the population and alien plants tend to spread particularly along shale bands.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Nevillea singularis Esterh.VU 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.


Linder, H.P. 2011. The African Restionaceae: an Interactive Key identification and description system. Version 6. http://www.systbot.uzh.ch/Bestimmungsschluessel/Restionaceae_en.html. Downloaded.


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. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Nevillea singularis Esterh. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/25

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