Otholobium sp. nov. (Esterhuysen 33240a BOL)

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Otholobium sp. nov. (Esterhuysen 33240a BOL)
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2008/04/10
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & C.H. Stirton
Justification
EOO 9000 km², eight locations remain after much of this species' habitat has been transformed for crop cultivation. Declining due to alien plant invasion and coastal development.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Hawston to Stilbaai.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Canca Limestone Fynbos, De Hoop Limestone Fynbos, Agulhas Limestone Fynbos
Description
Coastal limestone soils.
Threats
Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Pollution (affecting habitat and/or species), Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Otholobium sp. nov. (Esterhuysen 33240a BOL)VU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity 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.


Stirton, C. 1989. A revision of Otholobium C.H.Stirton (Papilionoideae, Leguminosae). Unpublished Ph.D., University of Cape Town, Cape Town.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & Stirton, C.H. 2008. Otholobium sp. nov. (Esterhuysen 33240a BOL). National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/22

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