Gamtoos Cabbage-tree

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Cussonia gamtoosensis Strey
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ARALIACEAE
Common Names
Gamtoos Cabbage Tree (e), Gamtoos Cabbage-tree (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2004/09/06
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor & A.P. Dold
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 420 km²). Not threatened due to the inaccessibility of its habitat.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Gamtoos River Valley.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Albany Thicket
Description
Dry, rocky slopes.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cussonia gamtoosensis StreyRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Cussonia gamtoosensis StreyRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Dold, A.P. 1996. Rare Plants of the Eastern Cape 6: The Gamtoos Cabbage Tree. The Naturalist 40(2):28-29.


Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


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.


Victor, J.E. and Dold, A.P. 2003. Threatened plants of the Albany Centre of Floristic Endemism, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 99:437-446.


Citation
Victor, J.E. & Dold, A.P. 2004. Cussonia gamtoosensis Strey. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/03/21

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