Senecio euryopoides

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Senecio euryopoides DC.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Insufficient Information
Assessment Date
2016/01/28
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
This species is possibly a range-restricted habitat specialist, and possibly threatened by habitat loss and degradation due to agricultural expansion. With current available data it is however not possible to determine its risk of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Langkloof near Uniondale and Joubertina.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Marshes and seeps.
Threats
If it occurs on lower slopes, this species is probably threatened by habitat loss and degradation due to agriculture, mainly crop cultivation and damming of streams.
Population

This species is poorly known. There are only a few collections, with the most recent dating from 1979. It may be overlooked, or misidentified as other taxa, as Senecio is in need of revision, and species are generally difficult to identify with certainty.


Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Senecio euryopoides DC.Threatened Raimondo et al. (2009)
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.


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.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity 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.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Senecio euryopoides DC. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/04/24

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