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Senecio natalicola

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Senecio natalicola Hilliard
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2016/04/21
Assessor(s)
H. Mtshali, D.A. Kamundi & J.E. Victor
Justification
Known from five locations, on location threatened by bush encroachment and alien invasive species and habitat is continuously degraded by irregular fires.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Ngoye to Mkambati.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Pondoland-Ugu Sandstone Coastal Sourveld, KwaZulu-Natal Coastal Belt Grassland, KwaZulu-Natal Sandstone Sourveld
Description
Marshy ground near streams and rocky grassland.
Threats
Habitat loss and degradation due to plantations and grassland that is irregularly burnt.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Citation
Mtshali, H., Kamundi, D.A. & Victor, J.E. 2016. Senecio natalicola Hilliard. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/12/11

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