Scientific Name
Acmadenia baileyensis I.Williams
Higher Classification
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
L. von Staden
Acmadenia baileyensis is a highly localized species, known from a single subpopulation within an Extent of Occurrence of 6 km². It however has no severe threats and is therefore not suspected to be in danger of extinction.
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Acmadenia baileyensis is endemic to the upper northern slopes of Bailey's Peak in the Rooiberg Mountain near Calitzdorp in the Little Karoo.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Major habitats
North Rooiberg Sandstone Fynbos
Arid, north-facing slopes in sandstone fynbos.
This species' habitat is protected, and it has no severe threats.
Population trend
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Acmadenia baileyensis I.WilliamsData Deficient (Taxonomically Problematic) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Acmadenia baileyensis I.WilliamsData Deficient Victor (2002)
Acmadenia baileyensis I.WilliamsExtinct Hilton-Taylor (1996)

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.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

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. 1982. Studies in the genera of the Diosmeae (Rutaceae): 13. A revision of the genus Acmadenia. Journal of South African Botany 48(2):169-240.

von Staden, L. 2019. Acmadenia baileyensis I.Williams. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2023/12/04

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