Scientific Name
Roella spicata L.f. var. spicata
Higher Classification
Roella eckloniana H.Buek, Roella lightfootioides Schltr.
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W.G. Welman & J.E. Victor
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Western Cape
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Population trend
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Roella spicata L.f. var. spicata Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Roella spicata L.f.Lower Risk - Least Concern Victor (2002)
Roella lightfootioides Schltr.Insufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Roella lightfootioides Schltr.Uncertain Hall et al. (1980)

Adamson, R.S. 1951. A revision of the genera Prismatocarpus and Roella. Journal of South African Botany 17:93-166.

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.

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.

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.

Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.

Welman, W.G. & Victor, J.E. 2007. Roella spicata L.f. var. spicata. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/16

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