Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Brachysiphon rupestris Sond.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
PENAEACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2004/06/14
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 20 km²), known from four subpopulations, but is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Kleinrivier Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Sandstone rocks, often in crevices or on small ledges, 30-350 m.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Brachysiphon rupestris Sond.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Brachysiphon rupestris Sond.Rare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Dahlgren, R. 1968. Studies on Penaeaceae II. The genera Brachysiphon, Sonderothamnus and Saltera. Opera Botanica 18:1-41.


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.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity 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
Victor, J.E. 2004. Brachysiphon rupestris Sond. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/19

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