Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Berzelia cordifolia Schltdl.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
BRUNIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/09/26
Assessor(s)
R.C. Turner
Justification
EOO 150 km², occurs at eight locations. Threatened by alien plant invasion and coastal housing development.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Potberg in the De Hoop Nature Reserve to the Breede River Mouth at Cape Infanta.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Potberg Sandstone Fynbos, Albertinia Sand Fynbos
Description
Sandstone and limestone slopes.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Berzelia cordifolia Schltdl.VU B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Berzelia cordifolia Schltdl.Not Threatened Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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.


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


Pillans, N.S. 1947. A revision of Bruniaceae. Journal of South African Botany 13:121-206.


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
Turner, R.C. 2006. Berzelia cordifolia Schltdl. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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