Streptocarpus hilburtianus

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Streptocarpus hilburtianus T.J.Edwards
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GESNERIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/11/15
Assessor(s)
M. Lötter, J.E. Burrows & L. von Staden
Justification
Two known locations are potentially threatened by alien plant invasion and mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Mpumalanga
Range
Mount Anderson.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Lydenburg Montane Grassland
Description
Afromontane grassland on lithosols above cliffs, in very exposed positions, sparingly shaded by rock ledges and associated scrub, 2000 m and above.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Streptocarpus hilburtianus T.J.EdwardsVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Edwards, T.J. 2003. Two new species of Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) from South Africa. Novon 13:185-188.


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
Lötter, M., Burrows, J.E. & von Staden, L. 2006. Streptocarpus hilburtianus T.J.Edwards. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/24

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Distribution map

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