Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Osteospermum elsieae Norl.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ASTERACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Rare
Assessment Date
2007/05/28
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known only from one site and not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Potberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Rocky southern slopes in gullies.
Threats
The population is protected and not threatened. Alien invasive plants were a problem in the area in the past, but is currently being managed and is unlikely to spread into this species' habitat.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Conservation
Protected in De Hoop Nature Reserve.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Osteospermum elsieae Norl.Critically Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Osteospermum elsieae Norl.VU D2Victor (2002)
Osteospermum elsieae Norl.Rare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Osteospermum elsieae Norl.Rare Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

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.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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
Victor, J.E. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Osteospermum elsieae Norl. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/20

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