Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Amphithalea ericifolia (L.) Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. scoparia Granby
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2006/05/22
Assessor(s)
A.L. Schutte-Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
A range-restricted subspecies (EOO<460 km²), known from six high altitude subpopulations. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riviersonderend to Hottentots Holland Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Steep stony or grassy slopes, 975-1500 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Amphithalea ericifolia (L.) Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. scoparia GranbyRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Amphithalea ericifolia (L.) Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. scoparia GranbyRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Granby, R. 1985. Revision of the genus Amphithalea (Liparieae-Fabaceae). Opera Botanica 80:5-34.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red Data List of southern African plants. 1. Corrections and additions. Bothalia 26(2):177-182.


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.


Schutte, A.L. 1998. A re-evaluation of the generic status of Amphithalea and Coelidium (Fabaceae). Taxon 47:55-65.


Citation
Schutte-Vlok, A.L. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Amphithalea ericifolia (L.) Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. scoparia Granby. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/19

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