Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Psoralea sp. nov. (Stirton & Zantovska 11582 NU)
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2007/12/13
Assessor(s)
J.H. Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO<250 km², five known locations are declining due to dense alien pine and hakea invasion of the habitat. This species is also likely to be very sensitive to water extraction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Outeniqua Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Outeniqua Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Seepage areas in montane fynbos, 530-590 m.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Psoralea sp. nov. (Stirton & Zantovska 11582 NU)EN B1ab(iii,v)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.


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
Vlok, J.H. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Psoralea sp. nov. (Stirton & Zantovska 11582 NU). National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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