Aspalathus recurvispina R.Dahlgren



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: early 1960's or later

Rediscovered in 2000?



Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Dahlgren, R. 1966. Revision of the genus Aspalathus. II. The species with ericoid and pinoid leaflets. 5. The Aspalathus carnosa, aciphylla, pachyloba, arida, pinguis, spinosa and sanguinea groups and some other groups. Opera Botanica 11(1):7-266.

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.

Ebrahim, I., Raimondo, D. & Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2008. Aspalathus recurvispina R.Dahlgren. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/06/02

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.

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.


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