Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Agathosma zwartbergense Pillans
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/08/16
Assessor(s)
T. Trinder-Smith, J.H. Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
Three known locations are potentially threatened by too frequent fire.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Swartberg Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Swartberg Altimontane Sandstone Fynbos, South Kammanassie Sandstone Fynbos, North Kammanassie Sandstone Fynbos, South Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos, North Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Moist, shallow sand on rocky outcrops on south-facing slopes.
Threats
Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Agathosma zwartbergense PillansVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Agathosma zwartbergense PillansVU D2Victor (2002)
Agathosma zwartbergense PillansRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Agathosma zwartbergense PillansUncertain 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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Trinder-Smith, T., Vlok, J.H. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Agathosma zwartbergense Pillans. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/25

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