Geelblombos

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Phymaspermum acerosum (DC.) Källersjö
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
Synonyms
Athanasia acerosa (DC.) D.Dietr, Athanasia natalensis Schltr., Athanasia villosa Hilliard, Morysia acerosa DC., Pentzia pinnatifida Oliv. var. chenoleoides Hutch., Pentzia stenocephala Thell., Phymaspermum villosum (Hilliard) Källersjö
Common Names
Geelblombos (a), Isibhaha-segceke (z), Umhlonishwa (z)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2017/01/26
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread, common and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Range
Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape) to the Wolkberg (Limpopo Province). It also occurs in Lesotho and Swaziland.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Forest, Grassland, Indian Ocean Coastal Belt, Savanna
Description
Grassland and forest margins, 60-2200 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Phymaspermum villosum (Hilliard) KällersjöRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Phymaspermum acerosum (DC.) KällersjöLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Phymaspermum villosum (Hilliard) KällersjöVU D2Victor (2002)
Phymaspermum villosum (Hilliard) KällersjöData Deficient Scott-Shaw (1999)
Phymaspermum villosum (Hilliard) KällersjöIndeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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


Pooley, E. 1998. A field guide to wild flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the eastern region. Natal Flora Publications Trust, Durban.


Pooley, E. 2003. Mountain flowers: a field guide to the flora of the Drakensberg and Lesotho. Natal Flora Publications Trust, Durban.


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.


Ruiters, A.K., Tilney, P.M., Van Wyk, B.E. and Magee, A.R. 2016. Taxonomy of the Genus Phymaspermum (Asteraceae, Anthemideae). Systematic Botany 41(2):430-456.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2017. Phymaspermum acerosum (DC.) Källersjö. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/08/22

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