Conophytum roodiae subsp. corrugatum

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Conophytum roodiae N.E.Br. subsp. corrugatum T.Smale
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2015/06/10
Assessor(s)
A.J. Young
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 51 km²), but locally common taxon that is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Namaqualand near Springbok.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Namaqualand Klipkoppe Shrubland
Description
Shallow grit pans on gneiss.
Threats
There are no significant threats to this taxon.
Population

This range-restricted taxon is known from three subpopulations. It is however locally abundant and subpopulations are large. The population is estimated to number at least 5000 individuals and is not declining.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Conophytum roodiae N.E.Br. subsp. corrugatum T.SmaleLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Hammer, S. 2002. Dumpling and his wife: New view of the genus Conophytum. EAE Creative Colour, Norwich.


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.


Smale, T. 2000. Conophytum roodiae and its relatives. British Cactus and Succulent Journal 18(2):101-107.


Citation
Young, A.J. 2015. Conophytum roodiae N.E.Br. subsp. corrugatum T.Smale. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/11/20

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