Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Psoralea tenuissima E.Mey.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2008/02/05
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo
Justification
Restricted to high altitude stream sides in the arid mountain ranges, known from less than 10 sites. It is not threatened. It is therefore listed under the IUCN 3.1 Criteria, globally, as Least Concern but is nationally categorised as Rare.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
This species occurs in the Koue Bokkeveld and Du Toit's Kloof Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Winterhoek Sandstone Fynbos, Cederberg Sandstone Fynbos, Hawequas Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Plants grow in stream sides in montane fynbos above 960 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Psoralea tenuissima E.Mey.Rare 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.


Citation
Raimondo, D. 2008. Psoralea tenuissima E.Mey. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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