Streptocarpus modestus

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Streptocarpus modestus L.L.Britten
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GESNERIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2005/07/15
Assessor(s)
J. Truter, S.J. Smithies & F. Daniels
Justification
A range-restricted Pondoland endemic (EOO<500 km²) that is not threatened due to the inaccessibility of its habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Mkambati to Magwa Gorge.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Forest
Description
Wedged in crevices of rocky cliff faces along the lips of some of the forested gorges in Pondoland.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Streptocarpus modestus L.L.BrittenRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Streptocarpus modestus L.L.BrittenInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Streptocarpus modestus L.L.BrittenUncertain 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.


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. 2005. Streptocarpus modestus L.L.Britten. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/27

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