Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Amphithalea oppositifolia L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2006/04/05
Assessor(s)
A.L. Schutte-Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO<500 km²). Not threatened as it occurs above 300 m and is therefore not likely to be affected by urban expansion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Kogelberg to Betty's Bay.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Fynbos, in sandy soil among rocks on the lower south-western slopes, 330-500 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Amphithalea oppositifolia L.BolusRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Amphithalea oppositifolia L.BolusEndangered Hilton-Taylor (1996)
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.


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 oppositifolia L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/19

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