Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Zyrphelis glandulosa Zinnecker-Wiegand
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2012/11/09
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A localized species (EOO 10 km²), known from only three collections from the southern slopes of the Riviersonderend Mountains around Greyton. It is potentially threatened by competition from alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riviersonderend Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Sonderend Sandstone Fynbos
Description
South-facing sandstone slopes.
Threats
The lower south facing slopes of the Riviersonderend Mountains are densely invaded by unmanaged invasive alien pines. They are a potential threat to this highly range-restricted species, should they spread into its habitat.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Zyrphelis glandulosa Zinnecker-WiegandVU D22013.1
Bibliography

Ortiz, S. and Zinnecker-Wiegand, U. 2011. Valid publication of names in Astereae originally proposed in 1990 in a University of Munich dissertation. Taxon 60(4):1194-1198.


Zinnecker-Wiegand, U. 1990. Revision der Südafrikanischen Astereengattungen Mairia und Zyrphelis. Unpublished PhD, Ludwig Maximillians Universität, München.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2012. Zyrphelis glandulosa Zinnecker-Wiegand. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/24

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