Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Pteronia hutchinsoniana Compton
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2018/05/28
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Recent field observations indicate that this species is more widespread and common than previously known.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Little Karoo from Montagu to the Langkloof.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
North Rooiberg Sandstone Fynbos, Western Little Karoo, Montagu Shale Renosterveld, Matjiesfontein Shale Renosterveld, Matjiesfontein Quartzite Fynbos, Koedoesberge-Moordenaars Karoo, Prince Albert Succulent Karoo, Swartberg Shale Renosterveld, Kango Limestone Renosterveld, Kouga Grassy Sandstone Fynbos, South Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos, North Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos, Swartberg Shale Fynbos, Western Gwarrieveld, Oudshoorn Karroid Thicket
Description
Lower dry sandstone slopes and clay soils in renosterveld.
Threats
No threats.
Population

Plants are locally abundant in suitable habitat (Vlok and Schutte-Vlok 2010).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pteronia hutchinsoniana ComptonRare 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.


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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2018. Pteronia hutchinsoniana Compton. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/10/28

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Distribution map

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