Assessor: Sarah Schumann
Sensitive in 2010
Reason for the sensitivity status
This species is Possibly Extinct. This genus is in demand and of popular interest in international horticultural trade. Other species from this genus are known to be threatened by harvesting of wild individuals for horticultural purposes.
None - this species and its close relatives are not exploited, collected, traded or utilized in a targeted manner.
Justification and references
According to the SANBI Red List Assessment, this species is Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) as it is known from few collections in a transformed and degraded area with no subpopulations found when searched for (Scott-Shaw et al. 2005).
Scott-Shaw, C.R., Peckover, R., von Staden, L. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Ceropegia rudatisii Schltr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1.