Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Psoralea gueinzii Harv.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Extinct
Assessment Date
2008/02/04
Assessor(s)
C.H. Stirton & D. Raimondo
Justification
This species was last collected in 1927, and subsequently >90% of its habitat has been transformed to vineyards and urban expansion, and remaining fragments are severely degraded by alien plant infestation. Repeated searches have failed to locate surviving individuals.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Stellenbosch.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Lowland fynbos, marshy places.
Threats
Urban development and crop cultivation for vineyards are severe past threats that lead to complete distruction of this species' habitat.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Psoralea gueinzii Harv.Extinct Raimondo et al. (2009)
Psoralea gueinzii Harv.Extinct Hilton-Taylor (1996)
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.


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


Citation
Stirton, C.H. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Psoralea gueinzii Harv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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