Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Rafnia racemosa Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. pumila G.J.Campbell & B.-E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2006/05/10
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & G. Campbell-Young
Justification
This species is known from one site and resprouts after fire. It is not threatened and is therefore listed under the IUCN 3.1. criteria as Least Concern but is nationally recognised as Critically Rare.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
It occurs in Du Toit's Kloof Mountains, between Goudini Sneeukop and Deception Peak.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hawequas Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Plants grow on rocky slopes in montane fynbos.
Threats
No threats have been reported for this species.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Rafnia racemosa Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. pumila G.J.Campbell & B.-E.van WykCritically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
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.


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 racemosa Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. pumila G.J.Campbell & B.-E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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