Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ozoroa barbertonensis Retief
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
ANACARDIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2009/07/30
Assessor(s)
J.E. Victor, E. Retief & A.E. van Wyk
Justification
Known from five locations in a restricted area west of Barberton (EOO<200 km²). Potentially threatened by mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Mpumalanga
Range
Barberton.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Barberton Serpentine Sourveld, Barberton Montane Grassland, KaNgwane Montane Grassland
Description
Grassland, on rocky hillsides between rocks on white-green band of serpentine soil, 1000 m.
Threats
There is a potential threat of mining of Serpentines in the Barberton area, as these soils are rich in minerals (M. Lötter, pers. comm.).
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ozoroa barbertonensis RetiefVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Ozoroa barbertonensis RetiefInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical 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.


Retief, E. 1990. A new species of Ozoroa from the Transvaal. Bothalia 20(2):219-221.


Citation
Victor, J.E., Retief, E. & van Wyk, A.E. 2009. Ozoroa barbertonensis Retief. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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