Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Roella recurvata A.DC.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CAMPANULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/12/13
Assessor(s)
N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
South peninsula endemic (EOO <200 km²) known from fewer than five subpopulations, all occurring within the Cape Point section of the Table Mountain National Park. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cape Peninsula, south of Steenberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Sandy flats.
Threats
Remaining subpopulations are protected within the Table Mountain National Park and not threatened.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Roella recurvata A.DC.Rare 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.


Helme, N.A. and Trinder-Smith, T.H. 2006. The endemic flora of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 72(2):205-210.


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
Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Roella recurvata A.DC. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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