Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Arctotis dimorphocarpa R.J.McKenzie
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/05/19
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread across Namaqualand, the Roggeveld and the Great Karoo, and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Springbok to Kamieskroon and Loxton.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Nama Karoo, Succulent Karoo
Description
Sandy or sandy-loam soils on flats.
Population

This species has been rarely collected, but records are scattered over a wide area. It resembles the common and weedy Arctotheca calendula, and is likely to be overlooked and more common than records indicate (McKenzie et al. 2011).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Arctotis dimorphocarpa R.J.McKenzieLeast Concern 2014.1
Bibliography

McKenzie, R.J., Herman, P.P.J., Korniyenko, O. and Barker, N.P. 2011. Revision of Arctotis sect. Anomalae (Asteraceae: Arctotideae), including the description of a new species from Northern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 77(1):45-54.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2014. Arctotis dimorphocarpa R.J.McKenzie. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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