Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Indigofera porrecta Eckl. & Zeyh.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2012/01/25
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A widespread and very common species which is resilient to disturbance. Although it is threatened by coastal development in some areas it is not considered in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Southern and Eastern Cape coastal areas.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Strandveld, limestone and grassy fynbos.
Threats
Threatened by habitat loss to coastal development in some areas.
Population

Very common particularly between Bredasdorp and Stilbaai, and resilient to disturbance.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Indigofera porrecta Eckl. & Zeyh. var. bicolor Harv.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Indigofera porrecta Eckl. & Zeyh. var. porrecta 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.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2012. Indigofera porrecta Eckl. & Zeyh. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/11/27

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