Melanospermum swazicum Hilliard
(name current July 2011)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Red Data Book Information:
Status: EN B1B2aC2a
Endemism: Near endemic
Threats: Fire, grazing, habitat degradation
Distribution: Mbabane, Malolotja, possibly Ngome, Siphocosini
Grows on hills. Subpopulation at Ngome may be a different species. Only one locality known outside Swaziland.
Only one locality known outside Swaziland.
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.