Assessor: Sarah Schumann
According to the SANBI Red List Assessment, this species is Extinct due to habitat loss and alien invasive plant encroachment whereby repeat searches have failed to locate it again (Victor & Dold, 2005). Other species in this genus are known to be utilized for honey bush tea and are threatened by collection of wild individuals (Mei, 2016; Vlok & Raimondo, 2011). Rare species may be at risk.
Mei, Nomama. 2016. PlantZAfrica. Cyclopia meyeriana Walp. Available at: http://pza.sanbi.org/cyclopia-meyeriana.
Raimondo, D. & Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2011. Cyclopia galioides (P.J.Bergius) DC. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1.
Victor, J.E. & Dold, A.P. 2005. Cyclopia filiformis Kies. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1.