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Threatened Fernkloof plant species

The recently-published Red List of South African Plants 2009 gives the conservation status of all 20456 indigenous species in the country. Most are labeled LC(Least Concern) as their existence is not threatened. However 4809 species are threatened to some degree and have been accorded the appropriate conservation status. The list will be updated at six-monthly intervals on the SANBI(South African National Biodiversity Institute) website www.sanbi.org. The most threatened plants in Fernkloof have been highlighted as follows:-
Listed on Red data list Listed on Red data list Listed on Red data list Listed on Red data list CR(Critically Endangered) A taxon is Critically Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the five IUCN criteria for Critically Endangered and is therefore facing an extreme high risk of extinction in the wild.
Listed on Red data list Listed on Red data list Listed on Red data list EN(Endangered) A taxon is Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the five IUCN criteria for Endangered and is therefore facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
Listed on Red data list Listed on Red data list VU(Vulnerable) A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the five IUCN criteria for Vulnerable and is therefore facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
Listed on Red data list Rare A taxon is Rare when it meets any of the four South African criteria for Rarity, but it is not exposed to any direct or plausible potential threat and do not qualify for a category of threat according to the five IUCN criteria.
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Acrolophia bolusii
Orchidaceae
No information available - no. 1
Status - Vulnerable
1688  Black Orchid - Botanical name - Acrolophia ustulata - Family - Orchidaceae  Acrolophia ustulata
Orchidaceae
Status -Vulnerable
222 Amphithalea speciosa
Fabaceae
No information available - no. 2
Status - Vulnerable
1656   - Botanical name - Amphithalea virgata - Family - Fabaceae  Amphithalea virgata
Fabaceae
Status -Vulnerable
188   - Botanical name - Aristea zeyheri - Family - Iridaceae  Aristea zeyheri
Iridaceae
Status -Rare
262
Aspalathus capensis
Fabaceae
No information available - no. 3
Status - Rare
1218   - Botanical name - Aspalathus excelsa - Family - Fabaceae  Aspalathus excelsa
Fabaceae
Status -Vulnerable
274 Aspalathus lebeckioides
Fabaceae
No information available - no. 4
Status - Vulnerable
278 Aspalathus macrantha
Fabaceae
No information available - no. 5
Status - Endangered
279   - Botanical name - Aspalathus oblongifolia - Family - Fabaceae  Aspalathus oblongifolia
Fabaceae
Status -Vulnerable
282
  - Botanical name - Aspalathus psoraleoides - Family - Fabaceae  Aspalathus psoraleoides
Fabaceae
Status -Endangered
283 Babiana purpurea
Iridaceae
No information available - no. 6
Status - Endangered
1233  Klipknopbossie - Botanical name - Berzelia incurva - Family - Bruniaceae  Berzelia incurva
Bruniaceae
Status -Vulnerable
306   - Botanical name - Berzelia rubra - Family - Bruniaceae  Berzelia rubra
Bruniaceae
Status -Vulnerable
307   - Botanical name - Brachysiphon rupestris - Family - Penaeaceae  Brachysiphon rupestris
Penaeaceae
Status -Rare
319
  - Botanical name - Centella rupestris - Family - Apiaceae  Centella rupestris
Apiaceae
Status -Vulnerable
351 Chenopodiopsis retrorsa
Scrophulariaceae
No information available - no. 7
Status - Vulnerable
360   - Botanical name - Colpoon speciosum - Family - Santalaceae  Colpoon speciosum
Santalaceae
Status -Vulnerable
392  Snake Thistle, Coastal Bush Thistle, Steekhaarbos - Botanical name - Cullumia squarrosa - Family - Asteraceae  Cullumia squarrosa
Asteraceae
Status -Endangered
1276   - Botanical name - Cyrtanthus carneus - Family - Amaryllidaceae  Cyrtanthus carneus
Amaryllidaceae
Status -Vulnerable
418
 Witbergpypie, Witvuurlelie - Botanical name - Cyrtanthus leucanthus - Family - Amaryillidaceae  Cyrtanthus leucanthus
Amaryillidaceae
Status -Endangered
419   - Botanical name - Diastella divaricata subsp. montana - Family - Proteaceae  Diastella divaricata subsp. montana
Proteaceae
Status -Vulnerable
421   - Botanical name - Disa bodkinii - Family - Orchidaceae  Disa bodkinii
Orchidaceae
Status -Rare
433 Disa pygmaea
Orchidaceae
No information available - no. 8
Status - Rare
759 Disa venusta
Orchidaceae
No information available - no. 9
Status - Vulnerable
1297
  - Botanical name - Erica ecklonii - Family - Ericaceae  Erica ecklonii
Ericaceae
Status -Endangered
191   - Botanical name - Erica filiformis - Family - Ericaceae  Erica filiformis
Ericaceae
Status -Vulnerable
503   - Botanical name - Erica galpinii - Family - Ericaceae  Erica galpinii
Ericaceae
Status -Endangered
504   - Botanical name - Erica hermani - Family - Ericaceae  Erica hermani
Ericaceae
Status -Endangered
23 Erica viscaria subsp. pustulata
Ericaceae
No information available - no. 10
Status - Vulnerable
518
  - Botanical name - Erica williamsiorum - Family - Ericaceae  Erica williamsiorum
Ericaceae
Status -Vulnerable
1010 Evotella rubiginosa
Orchidaceae
No information available - no. 11
Status - Rare
536 Ficinia distans
Cyperaceae
No information available - no. 12
Status - Vulnerable
545   - Botanical name - Ficinia pinguior - Family - Cyperaceae  Ficinia pinguior
Cyperaceae
Status -Vulnerable
550   - Botanical name - Geissorhiza bryicola - Family - Iridaceae  Geissorhiza bryicola
Iridaceae
Status -Rare
560
Geissorhiza nana
Iridaceae
No information available - no. 13
Status - Rare
564   - Botanical name - Geissorhiza tenella - Family - Iridaceae  Geissorhiza tenella
Iridaceae
Status -Vulnerable
569   - Botanical name - Gladiolus acuminatus - Family - Iridaceae  Gladiolus acuminatus
Iridaceae
Status -Endangered
1561  Cliff Lily - Botanical name - Gladiolus carmineus - Family - Iridaceae  Gladiolus carmineus
Iridaceae
Status -Vulnerable
576 Gladiolus vaginatus
Iridaceae
No information available - no. 14
Status - Vulnerable
1337
  - Botanical name - Gnidia humilis - Family - Thymelaeaceae  Gnidia humilis
Thymelaeaceae
Status -Endangered
583   - Botanical name - Heliophila linearis var. reticulata - Family - Brassicaceae  Heliophila linearis var. reticulata
Brassicaceae
Status -Vulnerable
1347   - Botanical name - Indigofera superba - Family - Fabaceae  Indigofera superba
Fabaceae
Status -Rare
7  Bekkies - Botanical name - Lachenalia peersii - Family - Hyacinthaceae  Lachenalia peersii
Hyacinthaceae
Status -Vulnerable
686 Lampranthus explanatus
Mesembryanthemaceae
No information available - no. 15
Status - Endangered
1374
Lebeckia grandiflora
Fabaceae
No information available - no. 16
Status - Rare
701   - Botanical name - Leucadendron linifolium - Family - Proteaceae  Leucadendron linifolium
Proteaceae
Status -Vulnerable
705  Yellow Trailing Pincushion - Botanical name - Leucospermum prostratum - Family - Proteaceae  Leucospermum prostratum
Proteaceae
Status -Vulnerable
216   - Botanical name - Manulea exigua - Family - Scrophulariaceae  Manulea exigua
Scrophulariaceae
Status -Vulnerable
733   - Botanical name - Merciera  azurea - Family - Campanulaceae  Merciera azurea
Campanulaceae
Status -Endangered
739
Metalasia seriphiifolia
Asteraceae
No information available - no. 17
Status - Vulnerable
746 Mimetes capitulatus
Proteaceae
No information available - no. 18
Status - Endangered
750   - Botanical name - Mimetes hirtus - Family - Proteaceae  Mimetes hirtus
Proteaceae
Status -Vulnerable
751  Cryptic Pagoda - Botanical name - Mimetes palustris - Family - Proteaceae  Mimetes palustris
Proteaceae
Status -Critically Endangered
752 Moraea barnardiella
Iridaceae
No information available - no. 19
Status - Endangered
556
Moraea vallisavium
Iridaceae
No information available - no. 20
Status - Rare
776 Muraltia aspalatha
Polygalaceae
No information available - no. 21
Status - Rare
778   - Botanical name - Muraltia bolusii - Family - Polygalaceae  Muraltia bolusii
Polygalaceae
Status -Endangered
779 Muraltia minuta
Polygalaceae
No information available - no. 22
Status - Endangered
1405   - Botanical name - Orthochilus litoralis - Family - Orchidaceae  Orthochilus litoralis
Orchidaceae
Status -Endangered
528
  - Botanical name - Otholobium rotundifolium - Family - Fabaceae  Otholobium rotundifolium
Fabaceae
Status -Vulnerable
819   - Botanical name - Otholobium thomii - Family - Fabaceae  Otholobium thomii
Fabaceae
Status -Endangered
820   - Botanical name - Pachites bodkinii - Family - Orchidaceae  Pachites bodkinii
Orchidaceae
Status -Rare
834   - Botanical name - Passerina ericoides - Family - Thymelaeaceae  Passerina ericoides
Thymelaeaceae
Status -Vulnerable
1431   - Botanical name - Podalyria argentea - Family - Fabaceae  Podalyria argentea
Fabaceae
Status -Endangered
871
  - Botanical name - Protea angustata - Family - Proteaceae  Protea angustata
Proteaceae
Status -Endangered
889   - Botanical name - Protea longifolia - Family - Proteaceae  Protea longifolia
Proteaceae
Status -Vulnerable
91  Thistle Sugarbush, Witskollie - Botanical name - Protea scolymocephala - Family - Proteaceae  Protea scolymocephala
Proteaceae
Status -Vulnerable
203   - Botanical name - Pteronia tenuifolia - Family - Asteraceae  Pteronia tenuifolia
Asteraceae
Status -Endangered
903 Ruschia geminiflora
Mesembryanthemaceae
No information available - no. 23
Status - Vulnerable
1481
  - Botanical name - Satyrium foliosum - Family - Orchidaceae  Satyrium foliosum
Orchidaceae
Status -Vulnerable
1678   - Botanical name - Serruria heterophylla - Family - Proteaceae  Serruria heterophylla
Proteaceae
Status -Endangered
182   - Botanical name - Sonderothamnus speciosus - Family - Penaeaceae  Sonderothamnus speciosus
Penaeaceae
Status -Rare
989 Sorocephalus clavigerus
Proteaceae
No information available - no. 24
Status - Endangered
990  Fluweelblom, Botterblom - Botanical name - Sparaxis grandiflora - Family - Iridaceae  Sparaxis grandiflora
Iridaceae
Status -Endangered
1517
 Red Bud Everlasting - Botanical name - Syncarpha zeyheri - Family - Asteraceae  Syncarpha zeyheri
Asteraceae
Status -Rare
1013   - Botanical name - Thaminophyllum latifolium - Family - Asteraceae  Thaminophyllum latifolium
Asteraceae
Status -Rare
1027   - Botanical name - Thamnochortus pellucidus - Family - Restionaceae  Thamnochortus pellucidus
Restionaceae
Status -Vulnerable
1032 Wachendorfia brachyandra
Haemodoraceae
No information available - no. 25
Status - Vulnerable
1070

          

          

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