Anacampseros recurvata subsp. buderiana

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Anacampseros recurvata Schönland subsp. buderiana (Poelln.) Gerbaulet
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ANACAMPSEROTACEAE
Synonyms
Anacampseros buderiana Poelln., Avonia recurvata (Schönland) G.D.Rowley subsp. buderiana (Poelln.) G.Will.
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2016/01/18
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A highly localized taxon (EOO 7 km²), known from two locations where it is threatened by habitat degradation and trampling due to overstocking of livestock, as well as illegal collection of wild plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Richtersveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Central Richtersveld Mountain Shrubland
Description
Quartz outcrops on steep slopes.
Threats
There is ongoing degradation of habitat across this species' range due to overstocking of livestock. This taxon grows in exposed, shallow soils, where it is vulnerable to trampling and disturbance by livestock. In addition, it is also targeted by plant collectors, who remove mature individuals from the wild for the specialist horticultural trade.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Anacampseros recurvata Schönland subsp. buderiana (Poelln.) GerbauletVU D22015.1
Avonia recurvata (Schönland) G.D.Rowley subsp. buderiana (Poelln.) G.Will.VU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Anacampseros recurvata Schönland subsp. buderiana (Poelln.) GerbauletRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Anacampseros recurvata Schönland subsp. buderiana (Poelln.) Gerbaulet. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/07/24

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