Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Sesbania macowaniana Schinz
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
FABACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2011/06/24
Assessor(s)
F. Cholo & W. Foden
Justification
Rare in South Africa, but widespread and common in Namibia and Botswana.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo
Range
Louis Trichardt district, Langjan Nature Reserve. Also in Namibia and Botswana.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Brackish flats, calcareous pans, and cracks in limestone pavements near springs.
Threats
The South African population is protected.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Sesbania macowaniana SchinzLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Gillett, J.B. 1963. Sesbania in Africa (excluding Madagascar) and southern Arabia. Kew Bulletin 17(1):91-159.


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.


Sieben, E.J.J. 2009. The status and distribution of vascular plants (Magnoliophyta, Lycophyta, Pteridophyta). In: W.R.T. Darwall, K.G. Smith, D. Tweddle and P. Skelton (eds.), The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in southern Africa (pp. 83-98), IUCN and SAIAB, Gland, Switzerland and Grahamstown, South Africa.


Citation
Cholo, F. & Foden, W. 2011. Sesbania macowaniana Schinz. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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