Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Struthiola anomala Hilliard
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
THYMELAEACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2007/11/05
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden & J.E. Victor
Justification
EOO <30 km², known from two locations protected within the Ngele Nature Reserve. It is however also likely to occur in grasslands surrounding the reserve where it is potentially threatened by overgrazing, ongoing afforestation and harvesting for medicinal purposes.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Ngele Mountain, probably also in surrounding areas in southern KwaZulu-Natal and East Griqualand.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Midlands Mistbelt Grassland, Drakensberg Foothill Moist Grassland
Description
Mistbelt grassland, on rocky slopes, 1100-1400 m.
Threats
Habitat degradation, Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Struthiola anomala HilliardVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Struthiola anomala HilliardVU Scott-Shaw (1999)
Struthiola anomala HilliardRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Pooley, E. 2003. Mountain flowers: a field guide to the flora of the Drakensberg and Lesotho. Natal Flora Publications Trust, Durban.


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.


Scott-Shaw, C.R. 1999. Rare and threatened plants of KwaZulu-Natal and neighbouring regions. KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service, Pietermaritzburg.


Citation
von Staden, L. & Victor, J.E. 2007. Struthiola anomala Hilliard. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/19

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