Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Agathosma gnidiiflora Dummer
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered D
Assessment Date
2006/11/30
Assessor(s)
J.H. Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
Previously only known from the type locality, where it is now locally extinct due to heavy livestock grazing too soon after fire. A second subpopulation of 20 mature individuals was discovered recently.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Riversdale.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Eastern Ruens Shale Renosterveld
Description
Adjacent to silcrete outcrops on weathered shale.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Agathosma gnidiiflora DummerCR DRaimondo et al. (2009)
Agathosma gnidiiflora DummerExtinct Victor (2002)
Agathosma gnidiiflora DummerIndeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Agathosma gnidiiflora DummerIndeterminate 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
Vlok, J.H. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Agathosma gnidiiflora Dummer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/19

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