Otholobium sp. nov. (Stirton & Zantovska 11281 NBG)

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Otholobium sp. nov. (Stirton & Zantovska 11281 NBG)
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2007/12/13
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 7250 km², seven known locations are declining due to habitat loss to expanding vineyards and olive cultivation.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Tulbagh to Barrydale and Bot River.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Breede Shale Renosterveld, Montagu Shale Renosterveld, Western Rûens Shale Renosterveld, Breede Alluvium Fynbos
Description
Renosterveld on shales, 660 m.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Otholobium sp. nov. (Stirton & Zantovska 11281 NBG)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 Unpublished Ph.D., University of Cape Town, Cape Town.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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Otholobium sp. nov. (Stirton & Zantovska 11281 NBG). National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/22

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