Thesmophora scopulosa

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Thesmophora scopulosa Rourke
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
STILBACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/11/20
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 24 km², known from four locations and potentially threatened by a deleterious fire regime.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
The peaks above Michell's Pass near Ceres.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Winterhoek Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Upper rocky sandstone slopes in rock crevices.
Threats
Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Thesmophora scopulosa RourkeVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Thesmophora scopulosa RourkeRare 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.


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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Thesmophora scopulosa Rourke. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2018/11/21

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