Streptocarpus kentaniensis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Streptocarpus kentaniensis L.L.Britten & Story
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GESNERIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2005/07/20
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor, E.J. van Jaarsveld & A.P. Dold
Justification
Three known locations are potentially threatened by habitat degradation as a result of deforestation for subsistence use.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Kentani and Kei Mouth.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Eastern Valley Bushveld, Bhisho Thornveld
Description
Dry forest, among moss and lichen on rocks.
Threats
Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Streptocarpus kentaniensis L.L.Britten & StoryVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Streptocarpus kentaniensis L.L.Britten & StoryRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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
Victor, J.E., van Jaarsveld, E.J. & Dold, A.P. 2005. Streptocarpus kentaniensis L.L.Britten & Story. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/27

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