Otholobium accrescens

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Otholobium accrescens C.H.Stirt.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Near Threatened A2c
Assessment Date
2009/02/19
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo
Justification
Two locations are known, but this is an overlooked species that is likely to be more common. A population reduction of 20% is estimated based on habitat loss to forestry plantations over the past 100 years. This is a long-lived resprouter, generation length >50 years.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Eastern foothills of the Elandsberg and Groot Winterhoek Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Fynbos, 550-650 m.
Threats
Afforestation 20 % of the known distribution range has been lost to commercial forestry plantations.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Otholobium accrescens C.H.Stirt.NT A2cRaimondo 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.


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.


Citation
Raimondo, D. 2009. Otholobium accrescens C.H.Stirt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/05/22

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