Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Roella uncinata C.N.Cupido
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
CAMPANULACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2014/05/19
Assessor(s)
C.N. Cupido & D. Raimondo
Justification
A localized species (EOO <10 km²) that occurs in well-protected montane fynbos. It is however vulnerable to inappropriate fire management and competition from alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Kleinrivier Mountains near Hermanus.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Overberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Full sun on sandstone slopes.
Threats
Potentially threatened by competition from alien plants and lack of fire.
Population

This species requires fire to flower and appears to decline in areas where fire is excluded for long periods of time.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Roella uncinata C.N.CupidoVU D22014.1
Bibliography

Cupido, C.N. 2010. A new species of Roella (Campanulaceae) from Western Cape, South Africa. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 67(3):425-430.


Citation
Cupido, C.N. & Raimondo, D. 2014. Roella uncinata C.N.Cupido. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/17

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