Euryops walterorum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Asteraceae

Scientific Name: Euryops walterorum Merxm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Craven, P.
Reviewer(s): Victor, J.E. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Southern African Plants Red List Authority)
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.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Stable
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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).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Fire and trampling are potential threats (Irish, pers. comm. 2003).

Citation: Craven, P. 2004. Euryops walterorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46762A11075149. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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