Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Indigofera fulcrata Harv.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2019/04/01
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & L. von Staden
Justification
A rare habitat specialist, but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cederberg to Groot Winterhoek Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Streamsides in mountain fynbos.
Threats
Possibly threatened by competition from alien invasive plants in some areas, but where this species has been seen there are no alien plants present.
Population

A widespread but very rarely recorded species, known from only six records. It is a short-lived fire stimulated species occurring in an inaccessible, specialized habitat, which may account for the lack of records.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Indigofera fulcrata Harv.Least Concern 2012.1
Indigofera fulcrata Harv.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
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.


Harvey, W.H. 1861. Leguminosae. In: W.H. Harvey and O.W. Sonder (eds). Flora Capensis II (Leguminosae to Loranthaceae):1-285. Hodges, Smith and Co., Dublin.


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.


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. & von Staden, L. 2019. Indigofera fulcrata Harv. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/10/02

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