Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Euphorbia radyeri Bruyns
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
EUPHORBIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/05/19
Assessor(s)
P.V. Bruyns & D. Raimondo
Justification
Widespread (EOO 16356 km²), common and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Calitzdorp to Steytlerville.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Nama Karoo
Description
Arid karroid vegetation, in rocky but often flat habitats, sometimes among dense bush.
Threats
No severe threats.
Population

Common in Little Karoo around Calitzdorp and again common in the eastern Karoo around Jansenville. It is often the dominant shrub and is not declining.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Euphorbia radyeri BruynsLeast Concern 2014.1
Bibliography

Bruyns, P.V. 2012. Nomenclature and typification of southern African species of Euphorbia. Bothalia 42(2):217-245.


Citation
Bruyns, P.V. & Raimondo, D. 2014. Euphorbia radyeri Bruyns. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/05/28

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