Metalasia phillipsii subsp. phillipsii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Metalasia phillipsii L.Bolus subsp. phillipsii
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/03/03
Assessor(s)
D.A. Kamundi & D. Raimondo
Justification
A range-restricted taxon (EOO 495 km²), known from four subpopulations, this subspecies has no recorded threats.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Eastern Hex River Mountains, Matroosberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Low, windswept montane fynbos, 1500-2200 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Metalasia phillipsii L.Bolus subsp. phillipsii Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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
Kamundi, D.A. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Metalasia phillipsii L.Bolus subsp. phillipsii. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/11

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