Agathosma pubigera Sond.
|Hartogia pubigera Kuntze|
Status and Criteria
|L. von Staden|
|A rare, range-restricted habitat specialist (EOO 445 km²), but not threatened.|
|South African endemic|
Habitat and Ecology
|Cederberg Sandstone Fynbos|
|Well-drained, deep sandy soils in arid fynbos and fynbos-succulent karoo ecotones.|
|A small proportion (<5%) of this species' habitat has been ploughed for rooibos tea cultivation, and sporadic losses are ongoing. The majority of remaining subpopulations are however protected within the Cederberg Wilderness Area, and are not threatened.|
Plants occur in small subpopulations in suitable habitat. There are few threats to this species, and the population is not suspected to be declining.
|von Staden, L. 2016. Agathosma pubigera Sond. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/12/11|