Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Thesium jeanae Brenan
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
SANTALACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/05/24
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & C.R. Scott-Shaw
Justification
A poorly known species from an under-explored area. Only one record from the Lebombo Mountains is known, but it is likely to occur at a few other places within the range.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Lebombo Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Southern Lebombo Bushveld
Description
Savanna, rocky, open woodland, 430 m.
Threats
No known threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Thesium jeanae BrenanRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Thesium jeanae BrenanData Deficient Scott-Shaw (1999)
Thesium jeanae BrenanInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Brenan, J.P.M. 1979. Three new species of Thesium (Santalaceae) from South Africa. Kew Bulletin 33(3):395-397.


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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & Scott-Shaw, C.R. 2007. Thesium jeanae Brenan. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/14

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