Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Cheiridopsis amabilis S.A.Hammer
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2019/04/04
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Klak in Snijman (2013) considers Cheridopsis amabilis insufficiently distinct from the widespread C. schlechteri to warrant recognition as a separate taxon.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
It occurs in Northern Namaqualand, its exact distribution range is uncertain.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
It occurs on steep quartz slopes.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cheiridopsis amabilis S.A.HammerRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Hammer, S. 1996. Part seven: up a sleeve: further observations on Cheiridopsis N.E.Br. and Odontophorus N.E.Br. (Aizoaceae). Piante Grasse Speciale 15:1-97.


Hartmann, H.E.K. 2002. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E. Springer, Berlin.


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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2019. Cheiridopsis amabilis S.A.Hammer. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/08/10

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