Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ophioglossum gomezianum Welw. ex A.Braun
Higher Classification
Ferns
Family
OPHIOGLOSSACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2011/10/24
Assessor(s)
F. Cholo & D.A. Kamundi
Justification
Rare in South Africa, but also suspected to be overlooked.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Range
Waterberg to Nelspruit, and extending northwards through tropical Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and India.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Savanna
Description
Shallow, seasonally moist soils overlying sheet rock.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ophioglossum gomezianum Welw. ex A.BraunLeast 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 gomezianum Welw. ex A.Braun. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/22

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