Phymaspermum athanasioides

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Phymaspermum athanasioides (S.Moore) Källersjö
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
Synonyms
Brachymeris athanasioides (S.Moore) Hutch., Brachymeris bolusii Hutch., Brachymeris montana Hutch., Pentzia athanasioides S.Moore, Phymaspermum bolusii (Hutch.) Källersjö, Phymaspermum montanum (Hutch.) Källersjö
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
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West
Range
Widespread across the northern provinces of South Africa, extending to Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland, Savanna
Description
Quartzite and sandstone in mixed bushveld and grassland, 1000-1750.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Phymaspermum montanum (Hutch.) KällersjöLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Phymaspermum bolusii (Hutch.) KällersjöLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Phymaspermum athanasioides (S.Moore) KällersjöLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Källersjo, M. 1985. Fruit structure and generic delimitation of Athanasia (Asteraceae-Anthemideae) and related South African genera. Nordic Journal of Botany 5:527-542.


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.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2017. Phymaspermum athanasioides (S.Moore) Källersjö. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/03/31

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