Saxicolella flabellata (G.Taylor) C.Cusset, Fl. Cameroun 30: 94 (1987), C. Cusset, Fl. Cameroun 30: 94, 1987

Kuetegue, Felix, Sonke, Bonaventure & Ameka, Gabriel K., 2019, A checklist of rheophytes of Cameroon, PhytoKeys 121, pp. 81-131: 81

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scientific name

Saxicolella flabellata (G.Taylor) C.Cusset, Fl. Cameroun 30: 94 (1987)
status

 

36. Saxicolella flabellata (G.Taylor) C.Cusset, Fl. Cameroun 30: 94 (1987)  

Pohliella flabellata   G.Taylor, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 1: 53 (1953)

Type.

Nigeria, Afi River, Dec, Keay FHI 28240 (K). Basionym: Pohliella flabellata   G.Taylor, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 1: 53 (1953).

Specimens examined.

Nigeria: Afi River, on Aboabam-Boje path, Dec, Keay FHI 28240 (K); Cameroon: Ndian, near Mundemba, D.W. Thomas 2654 (MO, P).

Habitat.

Submerged on rocks in fast-flowing river.

Distribution.

Cameroon (Fig. 25 View Figures 20–25 ) and Nigeria.

Conservation status in Cameroon.

Saxicolella flabellata   is list on http://www.iucnredlist.org. The taxon has been assessed as Data Deficient ( Ouedraogo 2010a) since species distribution, population status and threats to the species are unknown at the time of the assessment. Onana and Cheek (2011) reassessed the species as Endangered. The species is found in two localities. The extent of occurrence is estimated at 2 km2 and the area of occupancy is about 8 km2. The main threats at the localities are described as forest exploitation and agriculture. The species is here reassessed as Endangered. IUCN Red List Category: Endangered ENB2ab (iii).