Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Dicliptera magaliesbergensis K.Balkwill
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ACANTHACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2018/10/02
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, Rand Highveld Grassland, Norite Koppies Bushveld, Gauteng Shale Mountain Bushveld
Description
Riverine forest and bush.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Pollution (affecting habitat and/or species), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Dicliptera magaliesbergensis K.BalkwillThreatened Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Balkwill, K., Getliffe Norris, F. and Balkwill, M.-J. 1996. Systematic Studies in the Acanthaceae: Dicliptera in southern Africa. Kew Bulletin 51(1):1-61.


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
von Staden, L. 2018. Dicliptera magaliesbergensis K.Balkwill. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/07/03

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