Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Amphithalea rostrata A.L.Schutte & B.-E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v)
Assessment Date
2006/05/22
Assessor(s)
A.L. Schutte-Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
A highly range-restricted species (EOO and AOO<10 km²), with two known locations. Some habitat has been lost to quarrying and the population is currently declining due to alien plant invasions of the habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Carruthers Hill, southeast of Pearly Beach.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Overberg Sandstone Fynbos, Agulhas Limestone Fynbos
Description
Fynbos, sandy, stony south-facing slopes, 120 m.
Threats
Habitat loss, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Amphithalea rostrata A.L.Schutte & B.-E.van WykEN B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Amphithalea rostrata A.L.Schutte & B.-E.van WykEndangered 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. 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.


Citation
Schutte-Vlok, A.L. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Amphithalea rostrata A.L.Schutte & B.-E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/19

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