Pavonia urens var. urens

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pavonia urens Cav. var. urens
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
MALVACEAE
Synonyms
Pavonia schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2016/10/01
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
This taxon is rare and poorly known in South Africa. It is however widespread and common outside South Africa, where it is often a weedy pioneer of disturbed places. It is not suspected to be in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Widespread across tropical Africa, Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands. In South Africa it is known from a few collections from KwaZulu-Natal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Forest, Savanna
Description
Woodland, forest margins, secondary scrub and disturbed places.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pavonia urens Cav. var. urens Threatened Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Exell, A.W. 1961. Malvaceae. In: A.W. Exell and H. Wild (eds). Flora Zambesiaca 1 (Part 2):420-511. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations, London.


Harvey, W.H. 1859. Malvaceae. In: W.H. Harvey and O.W. Sonder (eds). Flora Capensis I (Ranunculaceae-Connaraceae):157-177. Hodges, Smith and Co., Dublin.


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
von Staden, L. 2016. Pavonia urens Cav. var. urens. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/08/17

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