Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Agathosma esterhuyseniae Pillans
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2006/10/31
Assessor(s)
T. Trinder-Smith & D. Raimondo
Justification
A high altitude habitat specialist with no known threats.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cederberg to Koue Bokkeveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Cederberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
High peaks, amongst rocks above 1 500 m.
Threats
This species occurs in high-altitude montane areas where it is not threatened.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Agathosma esterhuyseniae PillansRare Raimondo 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.


Pillans, N.S. 1950. A revision of Agathosma. Journal of South African Botany 16(2):55-177.


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. 2006. Agathosma esterhuyseniae Pillans. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/19

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