Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Relhania spathulifolia K.Bremer
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/09/23
Assessor(s)
R.C. Turner
Justification
EOO<70 km², known from four locations. Declining as a result of agriculture (wheat, vineyards and proteas), alien plant invasion and road construction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Agulhas Plain.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Central Ruens Shale Renosterveld, Elim Ferricrete Fynbos
Description
Damp lowland areas near salt pans.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Relhania spathulifolia K.BremerEN B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Relhania spathulifolia K.BremerRare 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
Turner, R.C. 2006. Relhania spathulifolia K.Bremer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/21

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