Delosperma guthriei

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Delosperma guthriei Lavis
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)
Assessment Date
2015/12/14
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden & D. Raimondo
Justification
EOO 134 km², plants at five known locations continue to decline due to ongoing habitat loss to coastal development as well as competition from alien invasive plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Kleinmond to Hermanus.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hangklip Sand Fynbos, Overberg Dune Strandveld
Description
Coastal sands along rocky shores.
Threats
Threatened by ongoing habitat loss to coastal development, as well as competition from dense infestations of alien invasive plants.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Delosperma guthriei LavisVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Delosperma guthriei LavisVulnerable Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red Data List of southern African plants. 1. Corrections and additions. Bothalia 26(2):177-182.


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
von Staden, L. & Raimondo, D. 2015. Delosperma guthriei Lavis. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/12/14

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