Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Cynorhiza bolusii Magee & B.-E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
APIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii)
Assessment Date
2011/05/31
Assessor(s)
A.R. Magee, N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO <700 km², only known from two locations and last collected in 1964. The type locality of this species from the Ceres Plain is likely to be extinct due to habitat loss to vineyard and deciduous fruit cultivation. The deep, sandy habitat where it occurs is experiencing ongoing conversion for crop cultivation.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Ceres to Touwsrivier.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Matjiesfontein Shale Renosterveld, Ceres Shale Renosterveld
Description
Deep sands.
Threats
Vineyard and deciduous fruit cultivation.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cynorhiza bolusii Magee & B.-E.van WykEN B1ab(iii)2011.1
Bibliography

Magee, A.R., Van Wyk, B.E. and Tilney, P.M. 2008. A taxonomic revision of the genus Cynorhiza (Apiaceae: Apioideae). South African Journal of Botany 74(4):726-734.


Citation
Magee, A.R., Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2011. Cynorhiza bolusii Magee & B.-E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/19

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