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Kloof Fountain Pincushion

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Leucospermum gueinzii Meisn.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
PROTEACEAE
Common Names
Kloof Fountain Pincushion (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2006/03/31
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 557 km², AOO 54 km², five known locations continue to decline due to ongoing habitat loss to vineyard expansion, afforestation and alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Jonkershoek to Groenland Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Cape Winelands Shale Fynbos, Boland Granite Fynbos, Lourensford Alluvium Fynbos
Description
Shale and granite fynbos in moist areas.
Threats
Invasive Alien Species (direct effects), Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
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. Leucospermum gueinzii Meisn. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/11/12

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