Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Berkheya chrysanthemoides J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2011/03/17
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A recently discovered species known from a single site protected within a nature reserve.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Nieuwoudtville, Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Bokkeveld Sandstone Fynbos, Vanrhynsdorp Shale Renosterveld
Description
Stony, south-facing sandstone slopes.
Threats
No known threats.
Population

The population size is not known, but is suspected to be small, as abundance on herbarium collections is noted as local and occasional.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Berkheya chrysanthemoides J.C.Manning & GoldblattCritically Rare 2011.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C., Karis, P.O., Goldblatt, P. and Helme, N.A. 2010. Asteraceae: Berkheya chrysanthemoides and Heterorhachis hystrix, two new species of Arctotideae-Gorteriinae from the southwestern Cape. Bothalia 40(2):185-190.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2011. Berkheya chrysanthemoides J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/03/03

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