Ishongwe

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pachycarpus concolor E.Mey. subsp. concolor
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APOCYNACEAE
Synonyms
Asclepias concolor (E.Mey.) Schltr., Asclepias geminiflora (Schltr.) Schltr., Gomphocarpus concolor (E.Mey.) Decne., Gomphocarpus geminiflorus Schltr., Xysmalobium concolor (E.Mey.) D.Dietr.
Common Names
Ishongwe (z)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2012/05/08
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread, common and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Range
Widespread across eastern South Africa, from Limpopo Province to the Eastern Cape, and extending into Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland, Savanna
Description
Grassy slopes and rocky outcrops.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pachycarpus concolor E.Mey.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Goyder, D.J. and Condy, G. 2003. Pachycarpus concolor subsp. arenicola. Flowering Plants of Africa 58:96-103.


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.


Smith, D.M.N. 1988. A revision of the genus Pachycarpus in southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 54(5):399-439.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2012. Pachycarpus concolor E.Mey. subsp. concolor. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/09/23

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