Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Eumorphia dregeana DC.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2019/04/10
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Eumorphia dregeana is a widespread and common species in the high mountains of the Eastern Cape. There are no significant threats to this species and it is not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
This species is endemic to the high mountains of the Eastern Cape interior, from the Kamdeboo Mountains near Aberdeen to the Coetzeesberge near Pearston, and northwards to the Kikvorsberg at Noupoort.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Upper Karoo Hardeveld, Tarkastad Montane Shrubland, Besemkaree Koppies Shrubland, Karoo Escarpment Grassland
Description
It occurs on seasonally waterlogged sandy slopes, flats and plateaus in grassland and shrubland.
Threats
This species has no significant threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Eumorphia dregeana DC.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Magee, A.R. and Boatwright, J.S. (eds). In prep. Plants of the Karoo: A Conspectus of the Nama-Karoo and Adjacent Summer-Rainfall Regions of the Northern and Western Cape Provinces. Strelitzia.


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.


Swelankomo, N. 2011. FSA contributions 19: Asteraceae: Anthemideae: Eumorphia. Bothalia 41(2):277-282.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2019. Eumorphia dregeana DC. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/26

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