Ottosonderia obtusa

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ottosonderia obtusa L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2002/01/02
Assessor(s)
C. Klak & J.E. Victor
Justification
Habitat at one of two known locations was lost to quarrying, but the population is stable at present. Further quarrying and trampling and overgrazing by livestock are potential threats.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Wallekraal and Komaggas.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Riethuis-Wallekraal Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Quartz patches.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ottosonderia obtusa L.BolusVU D2Raimondo 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
Klak, C. & Victor, J.E. 2002. Ottosonderia obtusa L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/04/22

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