Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Amphithalea concava Granby
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/06/04
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 8 km²), known from two subpopulations. Not declining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Wemmershoek Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hawequas Sandstone Fynbos
Description
High alpine montane fynbos on rocky crests, 1650-2000 m.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Amphithalea concava GranbyRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
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.


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
Helme, N.A. 2007. Amphithalea concava Granby. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/19

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