Ceropegia bowkeri subsp. bowkeri

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ceropegia bowkeri Harv. subsp. bowkeri
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APOCYNACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Extinct
Assessment Date
2006/02/28
Assessor(s)
A.P. Dold & J.E. Victor
Justification
Last seen over 100 years ago. Its former habitat is degraded. Searches by Ceropegia experts over many years have failed to locate any surviving populations. Heavy grazing over the past 100 years is likely to have caused its extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Mbashe River, near Collywobbles.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Valley Bushveld.
Threats
Heavy grazing and habitat degradation may have possibly led to its extinction.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ceropegia bowkeri Harv. subsp. bowkeri Extinct Raimondo et al. (2009)
Ceropegia bowkeri Harv. subsp. bowkeri Data Deficient Victor (2002)
Ceropegia bowkeri Harv. subsp. bowkeri Indeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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
Dold, A.P. & Victor, J.E. 2006. Ceropegia bowkeri Harv. subsp. bowkeri. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/14

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