Scientific Name
Wahlenbergia lasiocarpa Schltr. & Brehmer
Higher Classification
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W.G. Welman & J.E. Victor
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Richtersveld to northern Namaqualand.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Stony or sandy flats and slopes.

A widespread, but poorly known species. The genus Wahlenbergia is in need of revision, and species are difficult to identify, and therefore this species may be overlooked.

Population trend
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Wahlenbergia lasiocarpa Schltr. & BrehmerLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Wahlenbergia lasiocarpa Schltr. & BrehmerData Deficient Victor (2002)
Wahlenbergia lasiocarpa Schltr. & BrehmerInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Wahlenbergia lasiocarpa Schltr. & BrehmerUncertain Hall et al. (1980)

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.

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.

Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.

Von Brehmer, W. 1915. Über die systematische Gliederung und Entwicklung der Gattung Wahlenbergia in Afrika. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 53:9-143.

Welman, W.G. & Victor, J.E. 2006. Wahlenbergia lasiocarpa Schltr. & Brehmer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/22

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