Forest Bitter-tea

Scientific Name
Cyanthillium wollastonii (S.Moore) H.Rob., Skvarla & V.A.Funk
Higher Classification
Vernonia transvaalensis Hutch., Vernonia umbratica Oberm., Vernonia wollastonii S.Moore
Common Names
Forest Bitter-tea (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cyanthillium wollastonii (S.Moore) H.Rob., Skvarla & V.A.FunkLC 2020.1
Vernonia wollastonii S.MooreLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Boon, R. 2010. Pooley's Trees of eastern South Africa. Flora and Fauna Publications Trust, Durban.

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.

Robinson, H., Skvarla, J.J. and Funk, V.A. 2016. Vernonieae (Asteraceae) of southern Africa: A generic disposition of the species and a study of their pollen. PhytoKeys 60:49-126.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Cyanthillium wollastonii (S.Moore) H.Rob., Skvarla & V.A.Funk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/18

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