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Felicia alba

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Felicia alba
Species Authority: Grau

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Craven, P.
Reviewer/s: Victor, J.E. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Southern African Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
Felicia alba is assessed as Least Concern. The RAMAS® Red List version 2.0 software package was used to make this assessment.

This species is known from 3–6 subpopulations with extent of occurrence < 5,000 km²It is suspected that habitat quality is in decline as a result of land being used for livestock and crops. However, the population is believed to currently be stable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to north central Namibia.
Countries:
Native:
Namibia
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A rare plant, growing on a flat area in full sun (WIND 2002).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Increased human population pressure and associated overstocking the land with livestock is a potential threat that could cause a decline in the quality of the habitat.
Citation: Craven, P. 2004. Felicia alba. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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