Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Oxygonum dregeanum Meisn. subsp. canescens (Sond.) Germish.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
POLYGONACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2015/06/12
Assessor(s)
D. van der Colff
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, North West
Range
Widespread across northern South Africa, also occurring in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Botswana.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Northern KwaZulu-Natal Moist Grassland, Polokwane Plateau Bushveld, Soutpansberg Mountain Bushveld, Makhado Sweet Bushveld, Limpopo Sweet Bushveld, Waterberg Mountain Bushveld, Western Sandy Bushveld, Springbokvlakte Thornveld, Loskop Thornveld, Loskop Mountain Bushveld, Central Sandy Bushveld, Andesite Mountain Bushveld, Vaal-Vet Sandy Grassland, Dwaalboom Thornveld, Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld, Soweto Highveld Grassland, Long Tom Pass Montane Grassland, Steenkampsberg Montane Grassland, Wolkberg Dolomite Grassland, Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, Barberton Montane Grassland, KaNgwane Montane Grassland, Paulpietersburg Moist Grassland, Wakkerstroom Montane Grassland, Eastern Highveld Grassland, Rand Highveld Grassland, Carletonville Dolomite Grassland, Gauteng Shale Mountain Bushveld, Ghaap Plateau Vaalbosveld, Lowveld Rugged Mopaneveld, Tsende Mopaneveld, Legogote Sour Bushveld, Tzaneen Sour Bushveld, Gabbro Grassy Bushveld, Delagoa Lowveld, Granite Lowveld, Crocodile Gorge Mountain Bushveld, Kaalrug Mountain Bushveld, Malelane Mountain Bushveld, Pretoriuskop Sour Bushveld, Makuleke Sandy Bushveld, Mamabolo Mountain Bushveld, Kuruman Vaalbosveld, Poung Dolomite Mountain Bushveld, Schmidtsdrif Thornveld, Kimberley Thornveld, Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, Molopo Bushveld, Kuruman Mountain Bushveld, Mafikeng Bushveld, Gold Reef Mountain Bushveld, Norite Koppies Bushveld, Marikana Thornveld, Dwarsberg-Swartruggens Mountain Bushveld, Zeerust Thornveld, Phalaborwa-Timbavati Mopaneveld, Kuruman Thornveld
Description
Streambanks in grasslands and woodland, sandy and dry soils, disturbed places along roadsides.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Oxygonum dregeanum Meisn. subsp. canescens (Sond.) Germish. var. canescens Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Oxygonum dregeanum Meisn. subsp. canescens (Sond.) Germish. var. linearifolium Germish.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Oxygonum dregeanum Meisn. subsp. canescens (Sond.) Germish. var. pilosum Germish.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Oxygonum dregeanum Meisn. subsp. canescens (Sond.) Germish. var. dissectum Germish.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Oxygonum dregeanum Meisn. subsp. canescens (Sond.) Germish. var. lobophyllum Germish.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Germishuizen, G. 1988. The Oxygonum dregeanum complex (Polygonaceae). Bothalia 18(2):173-188.


Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. and Paiva, J.A.R. 2006. Polygonaceae. In: G.V. Pope, R.M. Polhill and E.S. Martins (eds). Flora Zambesiaca 9 (Part 3):1-49. Flora Zambesiaca Managing Committee, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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
van der Colff, D. 2015. Oxygonum dregeanum Meisn. subsp. canescens (Sond.) Germish. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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