Metalasia alfredii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Metalasia alfredii Pillans
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2006/06/12
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme
Justification
Restricted to high altitude ridges (EOO 25 km²), known from two sites and not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riviersonderend Mountains, Pilaarkop and Baviaanskloof above Genadendal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Sandstone slopes above 1500 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Metalasia alfredii PillansRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Metalasia alfredii PillansInsufficiently Known 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.


Karis, P.O. 1989. Systematics of the genus Metalasia (Asteraceae - Gnaphalieae). Opera Botanica 99:1-150.


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
Helme, N.A. 2006. Metalasia alfredii Pillans. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/10/17

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