Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Didymaotus lapidiformis (Marloth) N.E.Br.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2005/06/07
Assessor(s)
P.M. Burgoyne & F. Daniels
Justification
Two known locations are potentially threatened by harvesting for the specialist succulent horticultural trade, quarrying and mining.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Southern Ceres Karoo.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Tanqua Karoo, Tanqua Wash Riviere
Description
Associated with limestone soil on shale of the Ecca Group, overlain with windblown sand.
Threats
Harvesting [gathering], Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Didymaotus lapidiformis (Marloth) N.E.Br.VU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Didymaotus lapidiformis (Marloth) N.E.Br.Vulnerable Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Didymaotus lapidiformis (Marloth) N.E.Br.Vulnerable Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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.


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
Burgoyne, P.M. & Daniels, F. 2005. Didymaotus lapidiformis (Marloth) N.E.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/08/12

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