What everyone needs to know. Visit POSA. Physical: 2 Cussonia Ave, Brummeria, Pretoria. Crotalaria agatiflora (Canary bird bush)  Plants of southern Africa (POSA) The Plants of southern Africa website provides plant nomenclature and floristic information for southern African taxa. Species with new field monitoring information from the CREW programme and independent botanical consultants reassessed. The South Carolina Forestry Commission is proud to present this guide to some of the most common and problematic invasive species encountered in South Carolina's forests. Stilpnophyton inopinatum Hutch. Any species classified in the IUCN categories Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable is a threatened species.. Seed collecting capacity increased by identifying and capacitating non-SANBI botanical gardens and nature reserves. 37886). It can form a monoculture that wipes out other native plants beneficial to wildlife. Paspalum quadrifarium (Tussock paspalum) Remove and destroy. comm.) Seed collecting capacity increased by identifying and capacitating non-SANBI botanical gardens and nature reserves. Statistics: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. This species is considered highly invasive and is being found in a few locations in the state. 2.1. The Listed Invasive Species were also published on 1 August 2014 as Government Notice No. Källersjö. The focus is on emerging invasive alien plants that are in category 1a according to NEMBA regulations. The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) was established on 1 September 2004 through the signing into force of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (NEMBA) No. Over 57 000 herbarium records have been encoded and georeferenced. 22-01-2019 . Visit the Red List. Over 80% of its habitat has been transformed in the past 80 years. Invasive species clearing campaign in Jukskei Park. Conducting Red List assessments for plants. Taxon assessed. Invasive alien species are also a significant threat to plant species on the Agulhas Plain. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. A community of practice of biodiversity planners has met annually since 2004 at the Biodiversity Planning Forum hosted by SANBI. Science-based spatial tools such as provincial biodiversity plans, biodiversity sector plans and bioregional plans are referred to in a range of policy and regulations. Over 80% of its habitat has been transformed in the past 80 years. CAPE Programme Category 1b: Feral Hogs As in many other states, the feral hog is a nonnative species to South Carolina and is considered a major nuisance to property, livestock and public health. Status and Criteria. A demarcation permit is required to import, possess, grow, breed, move, sell, buy or accept as a gift any plants listed as Category 2 plants. iii + 39. Report sightings of invasives so that action can be taken to control the spread of these species. There was probably a major, rapid reduction in range soon after the introduction of three Bass species (Micropterus spp.) The assessment, carried out by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi) and fynbos experts, revealed that 47% (165 of 353 species) of local species face extinction. During the past five years (2014-2018), ISSA invasive species trainers have trained 4 000 in the identification of invasive species and laws pertaining to invasive species across South Africa. Biodiversity Science. Tel: +27 (0)12 843 5000 For instance, for water hyacinth control, options have included mechanical removal of the weed and the use of biocontrol agents. Population. 10 of 2004). There appears to be an interaction between the amount of sand cover over cobbles (exacerbated in rivers in heavily farmed areas) and vulnerability to impacts from Micropterus spp. The Invasive Species Programme team reports their planned actions to representatives from the national government departments of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Water and Environmental Affairs. Here are three invasive species that are legal to hunt in South Carolina. 2.1. Succulent Karoo Programme ISBN 978-1-928224-09-9 Available as download only View list of contents Download PDF (9.02 Mb) No. Acacia cyclops A.Cunn. For example, in the latest Western Cape newsletter, there is information on newly discovered invasive plants and a list of other species to look out for. Actinopterygii (ray-finned fish) Amphibia (frogs) Aves (birds) … Provides an overview of all Species Profiles included on our Web site with primary common and scientific names. Email address: invasivespecies@sanbi.org.za, Acacia implexa (screw-pod wattle) New York: Oxford. 2019 Invasive Species Training. This is an online version of SANBI’s Red List of South African plants. References [@book{1534.0, address = {Pretoria}, author = {Henning, G.A., Terblanche, R.F. Link to the IUCN species page. On 3rd April 2009, Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Mr Marthinus van Schalkwyk, published Gazette No. However it is suspected that most of the subpopulations have small population sizes due to predation by invasive alien fish species. Threatened species with recalcitrant seeds grown in living collections. NOTICE3: NATIONAL LIST OF INVASIVE SPECIES IN TERMS SECTIONS 70(1), 71(3) and 71A. 8.1.4. ex G.Don: Cascade Wattle, Wallaranga Wattle: 1a: Send Us Photos. Smith, G.F. and Craib, C. 2005. Competition from invasive alien pines and Hakea are a potential threat as these species have already invaded many areas along Tradouw Pass. Resolution 848 of 2008; Resolution 132 of 2010; Resolution 207 of 2010; Resolution 654 of 2011 Since 2005, the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) Threatened Species Programme (TSP) has worked towards getting accurate distribution data for known locations of threatened species. This species and … 2.1.1. SANBI Invasive Species Programme. Melaleuca ericifolia (swamp paperbark) The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) contributes to South Africa’s sustainable development by facilitating access to biodiversity data, generating information and knowledge, building capacity, providing policy advice, showcasing and conserving biodiversity in its national botanical and zoological gardens. 388 specimens of 4 invertebrate species. Hydrilla verticillata (hydrilla) (Woodford et al . CAPE Programme Over the past three years SANBI's Threatened Species Unit has focused on assessing a randomly generated sample of 900 of South Africa's plant taxa that is a statistically representative of all of South Africa plants to include in South Africa's recently published National Biodiversity Assessment. 2020. Banksia ericifolia (heath-leaved banksia) The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) contributes to South Africa’s sustainable development by facilitating access to biodiversity data, generating information and knowledge, building capacity, providing policy advice, showcasing and conserving biodiversity in its national botanical and zoological gardens. Threatened species with recalcitrant seeds grown in living collections. These plants are deemed to have such a high invasive potential that infestations can qualify to be placed under a government sponsored invasive species management programme. Red List of South African Plants. Population. Status and Criteria. Audit of species represented in living collections conducted by end of 2015, and repeated in 2017 and 2020. It is classified as a schedule 3A entity, i.e. Red List maintained and updated with all newly described species assessed. SANBI is a public entity in terms of section 38(1) (m) of the Public Finance Management Act. Metrosideros excelsa (New Zealand Christmas tree) Recent field observations noted increasing density of alien invasive species across its range. Red List maintained and updated with all newly described species assessed. The 2nd draft of the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004); On 1st August 2014, Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa published the Alien and Invasive Species regulation published in Gazette No. Annual update of the Red List produced online. ... SANBI. Fax: +27 (0)12 804 3211, To report suspected fraud at SANBI Habitat View more ecological information . Below is a brief explanation of the four categories of Invasive Alien Plants as per the regulation. The monthly stipend offered is fixed at R6 500 for Honours completed, and R7 500 for Masters completed. Known from three locations in a very limited range around Tradouw Pass (EOO 70 km²). Acacia stricta (hop wattle)  Diplocyclos palmatus (lollypop climber) Visit the Red List. SANBI’s Invasive Species Programme, formerly Early Detection and Rapid Response programme, (funded by Working for Water programme, Natural Resources Management branch – DEA) was formed to control and manage emerging invasive alien plants in South Africa. Alien invasive species are outcompeting native plant species, particularly when grasslands change to bushland as a result of invasions. Conservation Further field surveys are required to establish the exact range and abundance of this taxon. Invasive species regulated by area. IAPs cost South Africans tens of billions of rand annually in lost agricultural productivity and resources spent on management. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae): a new species of grass aloe from the Barberton Centre of Endemism, Mpumalanga, South Africa. This species … Email: fraud@kpmg.co.za The South African Biodiversity Institute has worked in partnership with host research institutions, and conservation NGOs to document our species diversity and assess its threat status using the IUCN 3.1 Red List Categories and Criteria (Mammals, Marine fish and some distributional data for currently assessed species will be uploaded soon). Three subpopulations are threatened by alien invasive species and overprotection from fire. These are contained in small populations, currently have less impacts, but have attributes and potentially suitable habitat that could result in increased range and consequences in the next few decades. Acacia paradoxa (kangaroo thorn) Plant spotters receive regular newsletters from the SANBI Biological Invasions Directorate (BID), alerting them to new invasive species they should look out for and report if seen. Iris pseudacorus Tel: +27 (0)12 843 5000 The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) was established in terms of section 10(1) of the National Biodiversity Management: Biodiversity Act (Act No. Remaining subpopulations are severely fragmented occurring on small remnants of renosterveld isolated from one another by intervening wheat and vineyard agricultural lands and by urban suburbs in the greater Cape Town area. Citation/Red List version. Population trend. (2009) Athanasia inopinata (Hutch.) Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo launched National Invasive Species Week initiatives on Thursday 12 October, 2017 in Juweel Park, Jukskei Park, Randburg, Gauteng. 2008). Population trend Trend. Annual update of the Red List produced online. The country is ranked sixth out of the world's seventeen megadiverse countries, and is rated among the top 10 for plant species diversity and third for marine endemism. 8.1.2. No other benefits apply as this is an internship position . This taxon is widespread, and occurs as solitary individuals, in small groups or in dense colonies. Threats Invasive alien species and excessive water abstraction are the key threats to this lineage. “While some threatened species on the IUCN Red List have improved in status as a result of successful control or eradication of invasive alien species, a growing number are more threatened owing to increasing spread and threats from non-indigenous species,” says Dr Stuart Butchart from BirdLife International. 1. 32090. Athanasia inopinata (Hutch.) Citation/Red List version. Invasive Alien Plant Alert: A list of plants features in the Invasive Alien Plant Alert series together with a list of invasive alien Species. Biodiversity Science, Report complaints on environmental and/or social harms and gender discrimination arising from SANBI’s activities. lobata (kudzu weed). BioEnergy Res 8:471–481 Simberloff D (2013) Invasive species. List of categories of species exempted (section 66(1)), prohibited alien species (section 67 (1)) and Invasive species (section 70 (1)). The species is known to escape from cultivation in Puerto Rico (Liogier and Martorell, 2000), is an adventitious alien species in France, Greece, and New Zealand (Aedo et al., 2009; Randall, 2012), and was included in a list of invasive species in Andalucia, Spain (Randall, 2012). For example, Carpobrotus edulis is included in a list of the 50 “most intensively studied invasive species” (Pyšek et al. 37885. Cytisus scoparius (Scotch broom) Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo launched National Invasive Species Week initiatives on Thursday 12 October, 2017 in Juweel Park, Jukskei Park, Randburg, Gauteng. Several South African plant species are well known invasive species, and feature prominently in the global invasion literature. The following popular event botanicals (many of which can, unfortunately, be sourced via existing wholesalers) are classified as invasive species (in the gazette NEMBA 40166) and the penalties for a conviction of an offence range up to a maximum of R5 million or 5 years imprisonment for failing to control an invasive species that is under your control (i.e. Agter-Sederberg Shrubland, Kamiesberg Mountains Shrubland, Overberg Dune Strandveld, Breede Shale Renosterveld, Swartland Granite Renosterveld, Olifants Sandstone Fynbos, Graafwater Sandstone Fynbos, Bokkeveld Sandstone Fynbos, Cape Flats Sand Fynbos, Atlantis Sand Fynbos, Hopefield Sand Fynbos. Bioenergy feedstocks at low risk for invasion in the U.S.: a “white list” approach. Call: 0800 434 373, Report complaints on environmental and/or social harms and gender discrimination arising from SANBI’s activities 10.1.3. Crinum lineare L.f. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Category 1a: 22-01-2019 . Invasive Alien Plants (IAPs) are widely considered as a major threat to biodiversity, human livehoods and economic development. The regulation listed a total of 559 alien species as invasive and further 560 species are listed as prohibited and may not be introduced into South Africa. Invasive alien plant species outcompeting indigenous plant species is another severe threat. 10.1.4. SANBI’s Threatened Species Programme Red List Scientists. So, it seems timeous to alert readers and followers alike about many popular botanical species found in our gardens, in our field and our flower shops and events, that are classified as invasive species. Invasive Species as contemplated in section 76 of the Act”. 40166 33 3 NOTICE 1: NOTICE IN RESPECT OF CATEGORIES 1a, 1b, 2 AND 3 LISTED INVASIVE SPECIES, IN TERMS OF WHICH CERTAIN RESTRICTED ACTIVITIES ARE These checklists will eventually be expanded to co-ordinate all information at the species level through the South African node of the Encyclopedia of Life. Any specimens of Category 1a listed species need, by law, to be eradicated from the environment. No permits will be issued for Cat 3 plants to exist in riparian zones. on the property that you own or manage). 3871 specimens of 190 fish species. 2.1. 10.1.4. 329 p Smith LL, Tekiela DR, Barney JN (2015) Predicting biofuel invasive-ness: a relative comparison to crops and weeds. Threats Alien invasive fish species have significantly reduced the range of this lineage. 2.1. Research on the impacts of invasive alien plant species on natives plants and how this can be monitored. Currently, the cobble habitat found in the tributaries are their preferred habitat, where in some streams they co-exist with alien invasive Bass species. Invasive species include the Giant Mimosa (Mimosa pigra),which is a spiny shrub, originally alien to Africa, that established on the Kafue Floodplain in a national park in Zambia in the early 1980s and has since spread to cover 3,000 hectares of prime floodplain habitat, pushing out many large and important aquatic antelopes, waterbirds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates and plants from their natural … Science-based spatial tools such as provincial biodiversity plans, biodiversity sector plans and bioregional plans are referred to in a range of policy and regulations. Campuloclinium macrocephalum (pompom weed) The taxon thus qualifies globally under the IUCN criteria as Vulnerable under criterion B. Succulent Karoo Programme Pueraria montana var. 2008). The Species Status Database provides a centralised storage location for information on the status of South African species. Call: 0800 434 373, Report complaints on environmental and/or social harms and gender discrimination arising from SANBI’s activities Remove and destroy. 1358 specimens of 202 bird species. 8.1.3. This database has not been updated recently. No permits will be issued. SANBI: “Invasive Alien Plants (IAPs) are widely considered as a major threat to biodiversity, human livelihoods and economic development. Soft cover. Permit Application; Declaration Of Invasive Species; Control Guidelines; National Strategy Several South African plant species are well known invasive species, and feature prominently in the global invasion literature. Taxon assessed. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. No permits will be issued. See also: Our Invasive Species List section which The Biodiversity of South Africa is the variety of living organisms within the boundaries of South Africa and its exclusive economic zone.South Africa is a region of high biodiversity in the terrestrial and marine realms. Category 3: Kind of plant (Botanical name) Common Name Category Photos; Acacia adunca A.Cunn. The vision of the strategy is to document and provide predictive classifications for South African plant species, enabling users to identify and access knowledge about them, so that all can understand, conserve and benefit from biodiversity. SANBI Invasive Species Programme. Undertake background research about marine invasive species; Value of internship. The subpopulation at Skipskop is likely to be threatened by competition from alien invasive plants, but field surveys are needed to confirm this. IAPs cost South Africans tens of billions of rand annually in lost agricultural productivity and resources spent on management. 2.1.1. Pseudobarbus sp. Species with new field monitoring information from the CREW programme and independent botanical consultants reassessed. In small subpopulations on isolated fragments, recruitment is generally poor, due to inappropriate fire management and loss of pollinators (Craib 2005). This is an endemic species from the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu ... and invasive alien plants and livestock overgrazing is causing ongoing decline in habitat quality at most of the locations. Report complaints on environmental and/or social harms and gender discrimination arising from SANBI’s activities, Become informed about the imapct of invasive alien plants. Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife) Invasive species clearing campaign in Jukskei Park. Postal: Private Bag X101, Silverton, 0184. 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