Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Felicia wrightii Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2005/10/13
Assessor(s)
P.P.J. Herman & L. von Staden
Justification
Only known from one site, occurs on mountain slopes and is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Kamberg Nature Reserve, Estcourt district in the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Mooi River Highland Grassland, Northern Drakensberg Highland Grassland
Description
Damp earth banks along incised streams in montane grassland, 1600-2000 m
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Felicia wrightii Hilliard & B.L.BurttCritically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Felicia wrightii Hilliard & B.L.BurttVU D2Victor (2002)
Felicia wrightii Hilliard & B.L.BurttLower Risk - Least Concern Scott-Shaw (1999)
Felicia wrightii Hilliard & B.L.BurttRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilliard, O.M. and Burtt, B.L. 1971. Notes on some plants of Southern Africa chiefly from Natal: II. Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 31(1):1-33.


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.


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
Herman, P.P.J. & von Staden, L. 2005. Felicia wrightii Hilliard & B.L.Burtt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/24

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