Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Felicia diffusa (DC.) Grau subsp. khamiesbergensis Grau
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2005/11/02
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
No known threats but highly restricted subspecies known from one site.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Namaqualand, Kamiesberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Rocky, east-facing granite slopes in semi-shade of boulders, 1300 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Felicia diffusa (DC.) Grau subsp. khamiesbergensis GrauCritically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Felicia diffusa (DC.) Grau subsp. khamiesbergensis GrauVU D2Victor (2002)
Felicia diffusa (DC.) Grau subsp. khamiesbergensis GrauRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Felicia diffusa (DC.) Grau subsp. khamiesbergensis GrauRare Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Grau, J. 1973. Revision der Gattung Felicia (Asteraceae). Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 9:195-705.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2005. Felicia diffusa (DC.) Grau subsp. khamiesbergensis Grau. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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