Marasmodes oubonae S.Ortis

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A quick sketch by @janetbotes as part of a#drawingchallenge by Hinneni Gallery in Wilderness on the #gardenroute of #southafrica
Marasmodes oubonae S.Ortis
Higher Classification: Dicotyledons
Family: ASTERACEAE

Critically Endangered B2ab(iii,v); C2a(i)

Marasmodes oubinae remains in four small, isolated renosterveld remnants (AOO <1 km²) after 90% of its habitat was converted to crop fields. All subpopulations consist of fewer than 50 mature individuals, and the population is estimated to number fewer than 150 mature individuals. It continues to decline due to ongoing habitat degradation.

Read more: http://redlist.sanbi.org/species.php?species=3024-13

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