Aspalathus retroflexa amoena R.Dahlgren

Bree capegorse



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Aspalathus amoena (R.Dahlgren) R.Dahlgren


Conservation Status

Rediscovered on 21 May 2013 (source)



South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Dahlgren, R. 1968. Revision of the genus Aspalathus. II. The species with ericoid and pinoid leaflets. 6. The Aspalathus frankenioides, nivea, juniperina, rubens, and divaricata groups and some other groups. Opera Botanica 21:8-304.

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.

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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