Lotononis harveyi B.–E.van Wyk, 1991



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1862 or before

Rediscovered in 2014



Great Winterberg–Amatholes (Eastern Cape Province), South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Van Wyk, B-E. (1991). A synopsis of the genus Lotononis (Fabaceae: Crotalarieae). Contributions from the Bolus Herbarium 14. University of Cape Town, Rondebosch.


Other references:

Vincent Ralph Clark, Joanne Bentley and Nigel P. Barker. (2016). Mrs Barber's beauty: Lotononis harveyi rediscovered. Veld & Flora 102(2): 64-67. [Abstract]

Vincent Ralph Clark, Joanne Bentley, Anthony P. Dold, Vathiswa Zikishe and Nigel P. Barker. (2016). The rediscovery of the Great Winterberg endemic Lotononis harveyi B.–E.van Wyk after 147 years, and notes on the poorly known Amathole endemic Macowania revoluta Oliv. (southern Great Escarpment, South Africa). PhytoKeys 62: 113-124.


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