Aspalathus cliffortiifolia R.Dahlgren



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1911

Rediscovered in 2010

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Dahlgren, R. 1988. Crotalarieae (Aspalathus). In: O.A. Leistner (ed). Flora of southern Africa 16 Fabaceae, Part 3 Papilionoideae, Fascicle 6:1-430. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Raimondo, D., Ebrahim, I. and Weatherall-Thomas, C. (2011). Aspalathus cliffortiifolia R.Dahlgren. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/05/31.

Raimondo, D., Ebrahim, I. and Weatherall-Thomas, C. (2016). Aspalathus cliffortiifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T103635724A104111628. Downloaded on 02 June 2017.

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.

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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