Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Syncarpha aurea B.Nord.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2015/05/07
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. van der Colff
Justification
EOO <25 km², plants at one known location continue to decline due to competition from alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Bredasdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
De Hoop Limestone Fynbos
Description
Alluvial shales on limestone on low coastal hills.
Threats
The area is densely infested with unmanaged alien invasive plants, which are outcompeting native species.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Syncarpha aurea B.Nord.CR B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)2015.1
Syncarpha aurea B.Nord.Threatened Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


Nordenstam, B. 2003. Further contributions to the genus Syncarpha (Compositae-Gnaphalieae). Compositae Newsletter 39:52-57.


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
Helme, N.A. & van der Colff, D. 2015. Syncarpha aurea B.Nord. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/12/01

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