Aspalathus variegata Eckl. & Zeyh.

Variegated Aspalathus (Aspalathus variegata)

The Variegated Aspalathus was described in 1836; it was endemic to a small locality on the Cape Flats in southwestern South Africa, a area that now is taken by the city of Cape Town.

The species was last found in 1898 and is now extinct.



[1] N. A. Helme; T. H. Trinder-Smith: The endemic flora of the cape Peninsula, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 72: 205-210. 2005


edited: 14.11.2021