Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Brownanthus fraternus Klak
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2006/02/23
Assessor(s)
C. Klak & J.E. Victor
Justification
EOO<2500 km², five locations are known. One location is threatened by alien Eucalyptus invasion from a nearby plantation, and the others are declining due to livestock grazing and trampling.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bot River to Swellendam.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Eastern Ruens Shale Renosterveld, Central Ruens Shale Renosterveld, Western Ruens Shale Renosterveld
Description
Renosterveld, clay with overlaying quartz pebbles.
Threats
Pollution (affecting habitat and/or species), Habitat loss, Habitat degradation
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Brownanthus fraternus KlakEN B1ab(iii,v)Raimondo 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. 2006. Brownanthus fraternus Klak. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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