Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Euphorbia bruynsii L.C.Leach
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
EUPHORBIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2007/02/16
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor
Justification
Known from the type locality, where it was discovered in 1978. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Steytlerville.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Willowmore Gwarrieveld
Description
Nama Karoo, among small shrubs on low stony conglomerate hills.
Threats
No known threats.
Population

This species is quite cryptic and may be more common, however, it is still known only from the type locality.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Euphorbia bruynsii L.C.LeachCritically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Euphorbia bruynsii L.C.LeachRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Leach, L.C. 1981. A new species of Euphorbia from the Karoo. Journal of South African Botany 47(1):103-107.


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
Victor, J.E. 2007. Euphorbia bruynsii L.C.Leach. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/14

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