Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Adromischus fallax Toelken
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CRASSULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2019/11/09
Assessor(s)
P.V. Bruyns & D. Raimondo
Justification
Adromischus fallax is a rare, range-restricted habitat specialist, with an extent of occurrence (EOO) of 8 km². It is not threatened and is known currently from only two subpopulations but likely to occur at a few more. It is therefore listed under the IUCN 3.1. criteria as Least Concern but is nationally recognised as Rare.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
This species is endemic to South Africa, and is found in the Graaff-Reinet district.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Karoo Escarpment Grassland, Escarpment Arid Thicket
Description
It occupies rock faces at high altitude.
Threats
There are no known threats to this species.
Population

There is no information available on the population of this species.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Adromischus fallax ToelkenRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Adromischus fallax ToelkenIndeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Bruyns, P.V. & Raimondo, D. 2019. Adromischus fallax Toelken. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/22

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