Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Psoralea karooensis C.H.Stirt., Muasya & Vlok
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2014/05/08
Assessor(s)
C.H. Stirton, M. Muasya & J.H. Vlok
Justification
Psoralea karooensis is locally common within its range and much of its distribution occurs in protected nature reserves. However, the species is a habitat specialist (fresh water stream beds with intermittent flow at above 1000 m) and is only known from a restricted area (EOO <500 km²).
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Witteberg and Anysberg Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Matjiesfontein Quartzite Fynbos
Description
Gulleys and along the banks of dry river beds, in Witteberg quartzite fynbos.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Psoralea karooensis C.H.Stirt., Muasya & VlokRare 2014.1
Bibliography

Stirton, C.H., Muasya, A.M. and Vlok, J. 2012. Psoralea karooensis (Psoraleeae, Fabaceae): a new species from the Klein Karoo region of South Africa. PhytoKeys 17:19-23.


Citation
Stirton, C.H., Muasya, M. & Vlok, J.H. 2014. Psoralea karooensis C.H.Stirt., Muasya & Vlok. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/20

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