Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Osteospermum nordenstamii J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)
Assessment Date
2014/05/20
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 1158 km², an estimated six to 10 locations continues to decline due to habitat loss and degradation as a result of overgrazing and mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Namaqualand coastal plain between Riethuis and Vredendal.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Riethuis-Wallekraal Quartz Vygieveld, Namaqualand Heuweltjieveld, Knersvlakte Quartz Vygieveld
Description
Quartz patches on north-facing slopes.
Threats
Threatened by overgrazing and trampling by livestock and by mining of quartz patches.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Osteospermum nordenstamii J.C.Manning & GoldblattVU B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)2014.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C., Goldblatt, P. and Helme, N.A. 2012. ASTERACEAE: Osteospermum norlindhianum and O. nordenstamii, two new species of Osteospermum sect. Trefenestratae (Calenduleae) from the Greater Cape Floristic Region. Bothalia 42(1):59-66.


Citation
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2014. Osteospermum nordenstamii J.C.Manning & Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/20

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