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Euryops walterorum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Euryops walterorum
Species Authority: Merxm.

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:
Euryops walterorum 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 1–3 subpopulations with extent of occurrence estimated at 1,250 km². The species occurs in a controlled access area (the area is used for ecotourism) and the only potential threat is fire and trampling. The population is believed to currently be stable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from the Gamsberg plateau, Namibia.
Countries:
Native:
Namibia
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found on the Gamsberg summit plateau, which has a flat aspect and clayey soil (WIND 2002, Irish, pers. comm., 2003).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Fire and trampling are potential threats (Irish, pers. comm. 2003).
Citation: Craven, P. 2004. Euryops walterorum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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