Alepidea multisecta B.L.Burtt (1991:253)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1926 (Helme & von Staden, 2016)

Rediscovered in 2015 (Helme & von Staden, 2016)



Hogsback, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Burtt, B. L. (1991). Umbelliferae of southern Africa: an introduction and annotated check-list. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 48(2):133-282.


Other references:

De Castro, A. and Van Wyk, B.-E. (1994). Diagnostic characters and geographic distributions of Alepidea species used in tradional medicine. South African Journal of Botany 60(6):345-350.

Germishuizen, G. and Meyer, N. L. (eds.). (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Helme, N. A. and von Staden, L. (2016). Alepidea multisecta B.L.Burtt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/05/30.

Le Roux, Johannes J., Hui, C., Castillo, M. L., Iriondo, J. M., Keet, J.-H., Khapugin, A. A., Médail, F., Rejmánek, M., Theron, G. Yannelli, F. A. and Hirsch, H. (2019). Recent Anthropogenic Plant Extinctions Differ in Biodiversity Hotspots and Coldspots. Current Biology 29(17): 2912-2918.e2.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J. E., Helme, N. A., Turner, R. C., Kamundi, D. A. and Manyama, P. A. (2009). Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Van Wyk, B.-E., Tilney, P. M. and Magee, A. R. (2013). African Apiaceae: a synopsis of the Apiaceae/Umbelliferae of Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar: 1- 317. Briza Academic Books, Pretoria.

Victor, J. E. and Dold, A. P. (2003). Threatened plants of the Albany Centre of Floristic Endemism, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 99(9): 437-446.


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