Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Berkheya subulata Harv.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2015/06/10
Assessor(s)
D. van der Colff
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Range
Eastern escarpment of South Africa, also occurring in Zimbabwe.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Paulpietersburg Moist Grassland, Northern KwaZulu-Natal Moist Grassland, Long Tom Pass Montane Grassland, Northern Escarpment Quartzite Sourveld, Northern Escarpment Dolomite Grassland, Barberton Montane Grassland, Northern Zululand Mistbelt Grassland, Steenkampsberg Montane Grassland, Sekhukhune Montane Grassland
Description
Rocky outcrops in grassland.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Berkheya subulata Harv. var. subulata Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Berkheya subulata Harv. var. wilmsiana RoesslerLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Harvey, W.H. 1894. Compositae. In: W.H. Harvey and O.W. Sonder (eds). Flora Capensis III (Rubiaceae to Campanulaceae):44-530. L. Reeve & Co., Ltd., Ashford.


Hilliard, O.M. 1977. Compositae in Natal. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg.


Phaliso, N. 2013. A systematic study of Berkheya and allies (Compositae). Unpublished M.Sc., Rhodes University, Grahamstown.


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.


Retief, E. and Herman, P.P.J. 1997. Plants of the northern provinces of South Africa: keys and diagnostic characters. Strelitzia 6. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Roessler, H. 1959. Revision der Arctotideae-Gorteriinae (Compositae). Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 3:71-500.


Citation
van der Colff, D. 2015. Berkheya subulata Harv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/26

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