Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Sheilanthera pubens I.Williams
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
RUTACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2011/06/24
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 20 km²) that is not likely to be threatened as it occurs in a fire refuge habitat. It is therefore listed under the IUCN 3.1 Criteria, globally, as Least Concern but is nationally categorised as Rare.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
This species occurs in Skurweberg, eastern Koue Bokkeveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Cederberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Plants grow amongst rocks on mountain summits.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Sheilanthera pubens I.WilliamsRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Sheilanthera pubens I.WilliamsVU D2Victor (2002)
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.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity 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.


Williams, I. 1981. Studies in the genera of the Diosmeae (Rutaceae): 12. A revision of the genus Phyllosma and a proposed new genus Sheilanthera. Journal of South African Botany 47(4):755-764.


Citation
Victor, J.E. 2011. Sheilanthera pubens I.Williams. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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