Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Macowania corymbosa M.D.Hend.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2019/04/10
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted Drakensberg endemic (EOO 443 km²). Its habitat is well-protected and it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Cathedral Peak to Giant's Castle.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
uKhahlamba Basalt Grassland, Northern Drakensberg Highland Grassland
Description
Streamsides and valleys in montane grassland.
Threats
None.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Macowania corymbosa M.D.Hend.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Macowania corymbosa M.D.Hend.Lower Risk - Least Concern Victor (2002)
Macowania corymbosa M.D.Hend.Lower Risk - Least Concern Scott-Shaw (1999)
Macowania corymbosa M.D.Hend.Not Threatened Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilliard, O.M. 1977. Compositae in Natal. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Pooley, E. 2003. Mountain flowers: a field guide to the flora of the Drakensberg and Lesotho. Natal Flora Publications Trust, Durban.


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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2019. Macowania corymbosa M.D.Hend. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/09/30

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