Streptocarpus molweniensis subsp. eshowicus

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Streptocarpus molweniensis Hilliard subsp. eshowicus Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
GESNERIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2005/09/19
Assessor(s)
C.M. Gibbon, J. Truter & J.E. Victor
Justification
Two known locations are potentially threatened by urban expansion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Eshowe.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Scarp Forest
Description
Coastal scarp forest at high altitude, in moist areas in crevices on banks.
Threats
Natural disasters
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Streptocarpus molweniensis Hilliard subsp. eshowicus Hilliard & B.L.BurttVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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


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
Gibbon, C.M., Truter, J. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Streptocarpus molweniensis Hilliard subsp. eshowicus Hilliard & B.L.Burtt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/21

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