Silene aethiopica subsp. longiflora

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Silene aethiopica Burm. subsp. longiflora J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CARYOPHYLLACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/05/10
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 752 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cederberg to the Swartruggens in the eastern Koue Bokkeveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Sandy soils on sandstone slopes and mid-altitudes.
Threats
This subspecies occurs in montane areas where it is not threatened.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Silene aethiopica Burm. subsp. longiflora J.C.Manning & GoldblattLeast Concern 2014.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. A taxonomic revision of the southern African native and naturalized species of Silene L. (Caryophyllaceae). Bothalia 42(2):147-186.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2014. Silene aethiopica Burm. subsp. longiflora J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/12/19

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