IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Endemic to the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. It is recorded from the Kougaberg and Baviaanskloof mountains in the Willowmore District, where it grows in rocky ravines and canyons ['kloofs'] draining into the Baviaanskloof River and its tributaries. The extent of occurrence is estimated to be less than 1,200 km2, with a very small area of occupancy ranging from 7 km2 to 28 km2 depending on the method used to estimate it. It is known from 5-7 subpopulations. The number of locations is between 5 and 12.


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