Beesklootjie

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Argyroderma testiculare (Aiton) N.E.Br.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
Synonyms
Argyroderma carinatum L.Bolus (in part), Mesembryanthemum testiculare Aiton
Common Names
Beesklootjie (a), Beeskloutjie (a), Bokklootjie (a), Bokkloutjie (a), Jakkalsniertjie (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2005/07/20
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & E.J. van Jaarsveld
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species (EOO<300 km²) that is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Knersvlakte.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Quartz patches.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Argyroderma testiculare (Aiton) N.E.Br.Rare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Argyroderma testiculare (Aiton) N.E.Br.Insufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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
Raimondo, D. & van Jaarsveld, E.J. 2005. Argyroderma testiculare (Aiton) N.E.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/06/19

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