Psoralea muirii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Psoralea muirii C.H.Stirt. & Muasya
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2008/02/06
Assessor(s)
C.H. Stirton, J.H. Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 620 km², less than five known locations are declining due to alien acacia invasion and habitat degradation as a result of thatch harvesting.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Albertinia to Stilbaai.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hartenbos Dune Thicket
Description
Soils derived from limestone outcrops.
Threats
Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
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
Stirton, C.H., Vlok, J.H. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Psoralea muirii C.H.Stirt. & Muasya. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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