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Compositae

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Metalasia dataset covers 269 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 89 Metalasia taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 806 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around the coast of South Africa.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are all located in the south west tip of South Africa

Data Source

The source of the Metalasia distribution is:

Karis, P.O.(1989) Systematics of the Genus Metalasia (Asteraceae-Gnaphalieae), Council for Nordic Publications in Botany. Copenhagen.

Last Updated: 19 December 2018