Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Adenandra lasiantha Sond.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2019/03/26
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species (EOO 743 km²), estimated to occur at between five and 10 locations and declining due to competition from alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bredasdorp to Pearly Beach and the Soetanysberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Overberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Lower sandstone slopes, 90-430 m.
Threats
Much of this species' habitat is densely infested with alien invasive plants that are outcompeting native species. Clearing efforts are ongoing in protected areas, such as the Agulhas National Park, but elsewhere, invasive plants continue to spread and increase in density.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Adenandra lasiantha Sond.Rare 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.


Strid, A. 1972. Revision of the genus Adenandra (Rutaceae). Opera Botanica 32:1-112.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2019. Adenandra lasiantha Sond. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/10/20

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