Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Agathosma muirii E.Phillips
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable A4abc
Assessment Date
2006/11/30
Assessor(s)
J.H. Vlok, A.L. Schutte-Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
A population reduction of >30% is projected to be reached within the next seven years, based on a continuation of rates of population decline and habitat loss to coastal development and alien acacia invasion in the past 23 years (generation length 10 years).
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Stilbaai to Mossel Bay.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Canca Limestone Fynbos, Albertinia Sand Fynbos, Hartenbos Strandveld, Goukamma Dune Thicket
Description
Deep sands on coastal dunes associated with limestone.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Pollution (affecting habitat and/or species)
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Agathosma muirii E.PhillipsVU A4abcRaimondo et al. (2009)
Agathosma muirii E.PhillipsVU B1B2cVictor (2002)
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.


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.


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
Vlok, J.H., Schutte-Vlok, A.L. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Agathosma muirii E.Phillips. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/25

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