Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Odontophorus angustifolius L.Bolus subsp. protoparcoides S.A.Hammer
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2014/08/12
Assessor(s)
C. Klak & L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range-restricted subspecies (EOO <100 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Richtersveld, Mount Terror and Rosyntjieberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Quartzite slopes.
Population

This subspecies is known from only two collections, but is possibly overlooked, and more common than records indicate, as it occurs in a remote and inaccessible area.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Odontophorus angustifolius L.Bolus subsp. protoparcoides S.A.HammerRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Hammer, S. 1993. Macro-observations on Cheiridopsis N.E.Br. and Odontophorus N.E.Br. (Aizoaceae). Bradleya 11:75-85.


Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
Klak, C. & von Staden, L. 2014. Odontophorus angustifolius L.Bolus subsp. protoparcoides S.A.Hammer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/01/26

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