Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Amphithalea sericea Schltr.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/05/22
Assessor(s)
A.L. Schutte-Vlok, N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO <2200 km², eight known locations. Declining due to alien plant invasions, cereal crop cultivation and coastal development.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Pearly Beach to Stilbaai.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Overberg Dune Strandveld, De Hoop Limestone Fynbos, Agulhas Limestone Fynbos
Description
Lowland fynbos, sandy limestone hills, 60-500 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 sericea Schltr.VU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Amphithalea sericea Schltr.Vulnerable 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.


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.


Citation
Schutte-Vlok, A.L., Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Amphithalea sericea Schltr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/19

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