Witheuningkaroo

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Phymaspermum parvifolium (DC.) Benth. & Hook. ex B.D.Jacks.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
Synonyms
Adenachaena parvifolia DC., Adenachaena pubescens DC., Phymaspermum pubescens (DC.) Kuntze
Common Names
Bankrotbossie (a), Galsteenbossie (a), Goeiekaroobossiea (a), Good Karoo (e), Karoobossie (a), Skaapbossie (a), Skaapkaroo (a), Swartkaroo (a), Vaalkaroo (a), Witblommetjie (a), Witheuningkaroo (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2017/01/26
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Free State, Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Widespread across the arid central regions of South Africa.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Albany Thicket, Nama Karoo, Succulent Karoo
Description
Karroid shrublands and thicket, 300-1500 m.
Population

Phymaspermum parvifolium is a common to dominant species of karoo vegetation.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Phymaspermum parvifolium (DC.) Benth. & Hook. ex B.D.Jacks.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Phymaspermum pubescens (DC.) KuntzeLeast Concern 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.


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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2017. Phymaspermum parvifolium (DC.) Benth. & Hook. ex B.D.Jacks. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/04/29

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Distribution map

© J.H. Vlok/A.L. Schutte-Vlok

© J.H. Vlok/A.L. Schutte-Vlok


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