Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Agathosma acocksii Pillans
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/07/17
Assessor(s)
T. Trinder-Smith, D. Raimondo & J.E. Victor
Justification
One known location is potentially threatened by livestock trampling and grazing.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bontberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Matjiesfontein Quartzite Fynbos, Swartruggens Quartzite Fynbos
Description
Among rocks on sandstone slopes and ridges, 760-1360 m.
Threats
This species is known from a single, localized subpopulation. At present, there are no severe threats to the population. The area is used for livestock grazing, and it is potentially threatened by habitat degradation, should grazing pressure increase.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Agathosma acocksii PillansVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
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.


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

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