Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Agathosma pallens Pillans
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)
Assessment Date
2006/06/18
Assessor(s)
T. Trinder-Smith & D. Raimondo
Justification
Last seen in 1940 in an area that is now extensively transformed by agriculture and alien plant invasion. It is quite likely extinct, however, small remaining habitat fragments have not yet been thoroughly searched.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Albertinia.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Albertinia Sand Fynbos
Description
Sandy flats.
Threats
Habitat loss, Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Agathosma pallens PillansCritically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Agathosma pallens PillansEN B1B2bcVictor (2002)
Agathosma pallens PillansIndeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Agathosma pallens PillansIndeterminate Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Bolus Herbarium. The genus Agathosma, specimen data from the Bolus Herbarium Collections database. University of Cape Town, Cape Town. Downloaded on 2007.


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.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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.


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
Trinder-Smith, T. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Agathosma pallens Pillans. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/19

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