Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Agathosma riversdalensis Dummer
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/11/30
Assessor(s)
J.H. Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 2300 km², less than 10 known locations continue to decline outside De Hoop Nature Reserve due to habitat degradation as a result of alien plant invasion and vegetation management for thatch harvesting.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Arniston to Albertinia.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Overberg Dune Strandveld, Canca Limestone Fynbos, De Hoop Limestone Fynbos, Agulhas Limestone Fynbos, Albertinia Sand Fynbos, Agulhas Sand Fynbos, Hartenbos Strandveld
Description
Arid transitions between limestone and sand plain fynbos.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Agathosma riversdalensis DummerVU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
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.


Citation
Vlok, J.H. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Agathosma riversdalensis Dummer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/19

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