Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Euphorbia rowlandii R.A.Dyer
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
EUPHORBIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Near Threatened D2
Assessment Date
2008/06/23
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
EOO 418 km², known from six locations in South Africa. Four subpopulations in Kruger National Park are not threatened. Two locations outside park boundaries are potentially threatened by expanding human settlements and mining. The global range of this species is very small and most of it falls within South Africa. Regional assessment is not downgraded.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo
Range
North of Punda Maria in Kruger National Park and adjacent areas outside the park, along the Mutale River and also Pesu River gorge in southern Zimbabwe.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Mixed woodland, on river banks and sandstone ridges, 300-450 m.
Threats
Four known subpopulations in Kruger Park not threatened. Two subpopulations outside park boundaries potentially threatened by expanding human settlements and mining (Hahn 2002). Threats to two known subpopulations in Zimbabwe not known.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Euphorbia rowlandii R.A.DyerNT D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Euphorbia rowlandii R.A.DyerRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Euphorbia rowlandii R.A.DyerUncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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
von Staden, L. 2008. Euphorbia rowlandii R.A.Dyer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/21

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