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Widdringtonia cedarbergensis (Cape cedar; Clanwilliam Cedar; Clanwilliam Cypress)

Language: Afr; Afrikaans

Wikipedia Abstract

Widdringtonia wallichii previously Widdringtonia cedarbergensis (Clanwilliam Cedar or Clanwilliam Cypress) is a species of Widdringtonia native to South Africa, where it is endemic to the Cederberg Mountains northeast of Cape Town in Western Cape Province. It is threatened by habitat loss and protected in South Africa under the National Forest Act (Act 84) of 1998.It is a small evergreen tree growing to 5–7 m (rarely to 20 m) tall.
View Wikipedia Record: Widdringtonia cedarbergensis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Widdringtonia cedarbergensis

Attributes

Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Structure [1]  Tree

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Cedarberg - Koue Bokkeveld complex South Africa

Distribution

South Africa: Cape Province, Clanwilliam District, Cedarberg Mts., in several localities restricted to this small mountain range. TDWG: 27 CPP-WC; South Africa: Western Cape Province, Clanwilliam District, Cedarberg Mts., in several localities restricted to this small mountain range.. TDWG: 27 CPP-WC;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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