Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Acalypha zeyheri Baill.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
EUPHORBIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2008/07/07
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Poorly known species, only known from the type, collected around 1863. Considered a synonym of the widespread A. peduncularis (Goldblatt and Manning 2000, Germishuizen et al. 2006), but not formally reduced to synonymy. C.R. Scott-Shaw (pers. comm.) believes that it is a valid taxon that is rare and probably threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Van Stadens Mountains west of Port Elizabeth.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Unknown.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Acalypha zeyheri Baill.Data Deficient (Taxonomically Problematic) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Germishuizen, G., Meyer, N.L., Steenkamp, Y. and Keith, M. (eds). 2006. A checklist of South African plants. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 41 SABONET, Pretoria.


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.


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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1991. A taxonomic revision of the Acalypha peduncularis E.Mey ex Meisn. (Euphorbiaceae) complex in southern Africa. Unpublished M.Sc., University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2008. Acalypha zeyheri Baill. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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