Otholobium sp. nov. (Drewe 450 HER, K)

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Otholobium sp. nov. (Drewe 450 HER, K)
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2007/12/13
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
One known location is potentially threatened by alien plant invasion.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Kleinrivier Mountains above Hermanus.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Western Coastal Shale Band Vegetation
Description
Montane fynbos on shale bands, 400 m.
Threats
This species is potentially threatened by alien plants - there are severe invasions of aliens at low to mid altitudes on the Kleinrivier Mountains, and the shale bands where this species occurs are particularly susceptible to invasion by alien plants.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Otholobium sp. nov. (Drewe 450 HER, K)VU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Otholobium dreweae C.H.Stirt.Endangered Hilton-Taylor (1996)
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.


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.


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 Unpublished Ph.D., University of Cape Town, Cape Town.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. (Drewe 450 HER, K). National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/03/27

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