Cyclopia bolusii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Cyclopia bolusii Hofmeyr & E.Phillips
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D1
Assessment Date
2014/08/07
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & A.L. Schutte-Vlok
Justification
Subpopulations are small, consisting of less than 10 mature individuals and are restricted to a small area (EOO 710 km²). The total population is estimated to be fewer than 1 000 mature individuals.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Groot Swartberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Swartberg Altimontane Sandstone Fynbos, South Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos, North Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Subalpine fynbos.
Threats
Potentially threatened by harvesting and groundwater extraction.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cyclopia bolusii Hofmeyr & E.PhillipsVU D1Raimondo 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.


Kies, P. 1951. Revision of the genus Cyclopia and notes on some other sources of bush tea. Bothalia 6:161-176.


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. & Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2014. Cyclopia bolusii Hofmeyr & E.Phillips. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/04/20

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