Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Anaxeton ellipticum Lundgren
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/05/04
Assessor(s)
P.P.J. Herman & J.E. Victor
Justification
Known from fewer than five sites, occurs on rocky mountain slopes and is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Franschhoek Peak to Hottentots Holland Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Rocky sandstone slopes in montane fynbos.
Threats
No severe threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Anaxeton ellipticum LundgrenRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Anaxeton ellipticum LundgrenLower Risk - Least Concern Victor (2002)
Anaxeton ellipticum LundgrenRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Anaxeton ellipticum LundgrenRare Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


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.


Lundgren, J. 1972. Revision of the genus Anaxeton Gaertn. (Compositae). Opera Botanica 31:1-59.


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
Herman, P.P.J. & Victor, J.E. 2007. Anaxeton ellipticum Lundgren. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/26

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