Othonna wrinkleana Lavranos
Status and Criteria
|L. von Staden|
|A rare, localized habitat specialist known from four locations and potentially threatened by habitat loss and degradation.|
|South African endemic|
Habitat and Ecology
|Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld, Namaqualand Klipkoppe Shrubland|
|This species is potentially threatened by habitat loss to mining - there has been recent mining applications within the southern part of its range. It is also potentially threatened by habitat degradation and trampling in areas where there is overstocking of small livestock.|
This species is uncommon and localized to quartz patches.
Lavranos, J.J. 2000. A new species of Othonna (Compositae) from southern Namaqualand (South Africa). Piante Grasse 20(1):34-37.
Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
|von Staden, L. 2016. Othonna wrinkleana Lavranos. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/04/28|