Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ophioglossum convexum J.E.Burrows
Higher Classification
Ferns
Family
OPHIOGLOSSACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2011/10/24
Assessor(s)
F. Cholo & D.A. Kamundi
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Mpumalanga
Range
Mpumalanga Escarpment around Lydenburg and Graskop, and extending along the higher-lying areas of Zimbabwe and Zambia to the Nyika Plateau in Malawi. Also recorded from Madagascar.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
Shallow, rocky soils in montane grassland.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ophioglossum convexum J.E.BurrowsLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. and Burrows, S.M. 2011. Ferns of southern Africa: A comprehensive guide. Struik Nature, Cape Town.


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
Cholo, F. & Kamundi, D.A. 2011. Ophioglossum convexum J.E.Burrows. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/22

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