Cotyledon pendens

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Cotyledon pendens Van Jaarsv.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CRASSULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2016/02/03
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A localized habitat specialist, but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Mbashe River near Tsolorha.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
South-facing rock ledges on cliff faces above river gorges.
Threats
This species' habitat is inaccessible and it is not threatened.
Population

This species is locally abundant in suitable habitat, occurring in dense, drooping mats on rock ledges (Van Jaarsveld and Koutnik 2004).


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cotyledon pendens Van Jaarsv.Threatened Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Van Jaarsveld, E.J. and Koutnik, D. 2004. Cotyledon and Tylecodon. Umdaus Press, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Cotyledon pendens Van Jaarsv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/08/22

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