Streptocarpus fasciatus

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Streptocarpus fasciatus T.J.Edwards & Kunhardt
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
One known location is potentially threatened by alien plant invasion and habitat degradation as a result of deforestation for subsistence use: this shade dependent species might be impacted if its woodland habitat is cleared of woody species.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Mpumalanga
Range
Nelspruit to Kaapmuiden.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Malelane Mountain Bushveld, Scarp Forest
Description
Shady woodland, among granite boulders.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Streptocarpus fasciatus T.J.Edwards & KunhardtVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Edwards, T.J., Kunhardt, C. and Venter, S. 1992. Notes on the genus Streptocarpus. Bothalia 22(2):192-194.


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 fasciatus T.J.Edwards & Kunhardt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/26

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