Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Leucadendron elimense E.Phillips subsp. nov. (Protea Atlas: AGRY206712 NBG)
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
PROTEACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)c(iv)+2ab(i,ii,iii,v)c(iv)
Assessment Date
2006/09/01
Assessor(s)
A.G. Rebelo, N.A. Helme, P.M. Holmes, C.N. Forshaw, S.H. Richardson, D. Raimondo, D.I.W. Euston-Brown, J.E. Victor, W. Foden, I. Ebrahim, B. Bomhard, E.G.H. Oliver, A. Johns, J. van der Venter, R. van der Walt, C. von Witt, A.B. Low, C. Paterson-Jones, J.P. Rourke, A.N. Hitchcock, L. Potter, J.H. Vlok & D. Pillay
Justification
EOO 4 km², AOO<4 km², number of mature individuals at one known location continue to decline due to ongoing habitat loss to crop cultivation. Fire-related population fluctuations in number of mature individuals are likely to occur.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Foothills of the Riviersonderend Mountains near Greyton.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Greyton Shale Fynbos
Description
Confined to wet shales, on the upper south slopes in Greyton Shale Fynbos.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Intrinsic Factors
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Leucadendron elimense E.Phillips subsp. nov. (Protea Atlas: AGRY206712 )CR B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)c(iv)+2ab(i,ii,iii,v)c(iv)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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
Rebelo, A.G., Helme, N.A., Holmes, P.M., Forshaw, C.N., Richardson, S.H., Raimondo, D., Euston-Brown, D.I.W., Victor, J.E., Foden, W., Ebrahim, I., Bomhard, B., Oliver, E.G.H., Johns, A., van der Venter, J., van der Walt, R., von Witt, C., Low, A.B., Paterson-Jones, C., Rourke, J.P., Hitchcock, A.N., Potter, L., Vlok, J.H. & Pillay, D. 2006. Leucadendron elimense E.Phillips subsp. nov. (Protea Atlas: AGRY206712 NBG). National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/23

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