Metalasia strictifolia

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Metalasia strictifolia Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2005/06/30
Assessor(s)
W. Foden & L. Potter
Justification
Locally common, widespread and not threatened in mountainous habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Klein and Groot Swartberg Mountains, and eastwards to the Kouga Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Fynbos, rocky slopes, 1500-2100 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Metalasia strictifolia BolusLeast Concern 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.


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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Metalasia strictifolia Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/10/15

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Distribution map

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