Streptocarpus decipiens

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Streptocarpus decipiens Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GESNERIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2016/07/04
Assessor(s)
J. Truter, S.J. Smithies & F. Daniels
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 278 km²), habitat specialist that occurs in areas protected from the predominant cause of habitat loss in the area - forestry plantations.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Mpumalanga
Range
Mariepskop to Graskop.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Grows under shallow overhangs of sandstone outcrops on grass slopes, more rarely it grows in horizontal cracks towards the base of larger cliffs.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Streptocarpus decipiens Hilliard & B.L.BurttRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Streptocarpus decipiens Hilliard & B.L.BurttRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Streptocarpus decipiens Hilliard & B.L.BurttRare Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

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.


Hilliard, O.M. and Burtt, B.L. 1971. Streptocarpus: an African plant study. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg.


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.


Citation
Truter, J., Smithies, S.J. & Daniels, F. 2016. Streptocarpus decipiens Hilliard & B.L.Burtt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/22

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