Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Rafnia crispa C.H.Stirt.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2006/05/10
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & G. Campbell-Young
Justification
EOO and AOO<10 km², one known location, surrounded by plantations remain after most of the habitat has been lost to afforestation. Declining due to too infrequent fire: this species requires fire to recruit.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Elandskloof Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Breede Alluvium Fynbos
Description
Sandy, stony flats or gentle slopes, 200 m.
Threats
Habitat loss, Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Rafnia crispa C.H.Stirt.CR B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Rafnia crispa C.H.Stirt.Indeterminate Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Campbell, G.J. and Van Wyk, B.-E. 2001. A taxonomic revision of Rafnia (Fabaceae, Crotalarieae). South African Journal of Botany 67(2):90-149.


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.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & Campbell-Young, G. 2006. Rafnia crispa C.H.Stirt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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