Erythrophysa transvaalensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Sapindaceae

Scientific Name: Erythrophysa transvaalensis I.Verd.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hilton-Taylor, C. <i>et al.</i>

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Until recently this species was thought to be endemic to a small area within South Africa. It is now known from at least nine localities within North-West and Northern Provinces in South Africa, three localities near Bulawayo in Zimbabwe and one locality in Botswana.
Countries occurrence:
Botswana; South Africa (Limpopo Province, North-West Province); Zimbabwe
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Population [top]

Population:It is apparently not abundant in Zimbabwe or Botswana, but there are records of large subpopulations in South Africa.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species grows on stony or rocky hillsides in savannah vegetation

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although some plants may have been lost through various developments, the increasing number of new localities indicates that this species is not as scarce or threatened as originally suspected.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species has been recorded from a number of sites in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. et al.. 1998. Erythrophysa transvaalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30345A9538846. . Downloaded on 25 June 2018.
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