Crassula streyi

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Crassula streyi Toelken
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CRASSULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/05/02
Assessor(s)
C.R. Scott-Shaw, A.T.D. Abbott, L. von Staden, D. Styles, J.E. Victor & N.A. Helme
Justification
Known from fewer than five sites, restricted to a specific and inaccessible habitat in Pondoland, not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Oribi Gorge to Mkambati.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Forest
Description
Msikaba formation and sandstone cliffs in scarp forest, 200-600 m.
Threats
Although this charismatic species potentially could be threatened by collectors, it is not suspected to be declining due to its habitat being inaccessible.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Conservation
Protected in Oribi Gorge and Mkambati Nature Reserves.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Crassula streyi ToelkenRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Crassula streyi ToelkenLower Risk - Least Concern Scott-Shaw (1999)
Crassula streyi ToelkenRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Crassula streyi ToelkenUncertain 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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


Tölken, H.R. 1985. Crassulaceae. In: O.A. Leistner (ed). Flora of southern Africa 14,1:1-244. Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Scott-Shaw, C.R., Abbott, A.T.D., von Staden, L., Styles, D., Victor, J.E. & Helme, N.A. 2007. Crassula streyi Toelken. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/08/20

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