Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Cephalophyllum pulchrum L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2006/10/31
Assessor(s)
C. Klak & D. Raimondo
Justification
Fewer than five known locations are potentially threatened by mining and livestock grazing.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Southern Knersvlakte.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Doringrivier Quartzite Karoo, Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld, Namaqualand Riviere
Description
Succulent karoo in alluvial soils, in washes or on banks of seasonal rivers.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cephalophyllum pulchrum L.BolusVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Cephalophyllum pulchrum L.BolusRare/Vulnerable 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
Klak, C. & Raimondo, D. 2006. Cephalophyllum pulchrum L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/12/01

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