Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Othonna quinqueradiata DC.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2018/05/15
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Othonna quinqueradiata is a very poorly known species. The genus Othonna is in need of revision, and Harvey (1894) suggests that it may be insufficiently distinct from Othonna arborescens. Manning and Goldblatt (2012) do not include this species in their conspectus of the Cape Flora.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Unknown, the type specimen was collected from 'Cape of Good Hope'.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Unknown.
Population

Harvey (1894) mentions a single collection without precise locality information, collected at the Cape in 1832.


Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Othonna quinqueradiata DC.Least 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.


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. 2018. Othonna quinqueradiata DC. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/07/10

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