Assessor: Sarah Schumann
According to the SANBI Red List Assessment, this species is of Least Concern (van Jaarsveld & Potter, 2005). There have been recorded confiscations of this species from illegal collection (Confiscation List (2019-2022) provided by SANParks Sendelingsdrift Botanic Garden). This suggests that this species may be targeted and at risk.
van Jaarsveld, E.J. & Potter, L. 2005. Pachypodium namaquanum (Wyley ex Harv.) Welw. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1.
Specific population data on this species is not available.
Whole individuals are removed.
As this species is of Least Concern, recruitment and recovery from harvesting may be possible.