Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ficinia gydomontana T.H.Arnold
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
CYPERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2007/05/23
Assessor(s)
C. Archer & J.E. Victor
Justification
Widespread in mountainous areas of the Western Cape where it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cederberg to Hex River Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Mountain summits, plateaus, sometimes in rocky areas, also in marshy patches, mountain fynbos.
Threats
No threats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ficinia gydomontana T.H.ArnoldLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Ficinia gydomontana T.H.ArnoldLower Risk - Least Concern Victor (2002)
Ficinia gydomontana T.H.ArnoldRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Arnold, T.H. and Gordon-Gray, K.D. 1978. Notes on the genus Ficinia: F. pygmaea, F. limosa, F. clandestina and nine new taxa from the south-western Cape, South Africa. Bothalia 12:405-420.


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.


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.


Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.


Citation
Archer, C. & Victor, J.E. 2007. Ficinia gydomontana T.H.Arnold. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/20

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