Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Psoralea sp. nov. (Helme 3468 NBG)
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2008/07/05
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO and AOO<500 km², recently discovered at three locations. The majority of this species' habitat has been transformed for potato and rooibos tea cultivation, and habitat loss is continuing.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Redelinghuys.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Leipoldtville Sand Fynbos
Description
Damp sands.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Psoralea sp. nov. (Helme 3468 NBG)EN B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Psoralea sp. nov. (Helme 3468 NBG). National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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