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Dicliptera magaliesbergensis

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Dicliptera magaliesbergensis K.Balkwill
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ACANTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2010/10/29
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
EOO 1 801 km², AOO <1 800 km². Less than 10 remaining locations continue to decline due to ongoing destruction and degradation of riparian habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Gauteng
Range
Krugersdorp to Onderstepoort.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Carletonville Dolomite Grassland, Gold Reef Mountain Bushveld, Gauteng Shale Mountain Bushveld, Marikana Thornveld, Rand Highveld Grassland
Description
Riverine forest and bush.
Threats
Ongoing degradation and destruction of riparian areas as a result of urban development, agriculture, pollution and alien invasive species.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Citation
von Staden, L. 2010. Dicliptera magaliesbergensis K.Balkwill. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/12/11

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