Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Oscularia cremnophila Van Jaarsv., Desmet & A.E.van Wyk
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered D
Assessment Date
2007/10/12
Assessor(s)
P.A. Manyama
Justification
A population of 24 mature individuals at a single site is potentially threatened by mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Lambert's Bay.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Graafwater Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Quartzitic sandstone inselberg, 122m.
Threats
Potentially threatened by habitat loss to mining.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Oscularia cremnophila Van Jaarsv., Desmet & A.E.van WykCR DRaimondo et al. (2009)
Oscularia cremnophila Van Jaarsv., Desmet & A.E.van WykRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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
Manyama, P.A. 2007. Oscularia cremnophila Van Jaarsv., Desmet & A.E.van Wyk. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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