Cleretum patersonjonesii Klak
Status and Criteria
|L. von Staden|
|A rare, range-restricted species but not threatened.|
|South African endemic|
Habitat and Ecology
|Namaqualand Granite Renosterveld|
|Well-drained sandy soils between granite domes.|
|There are no known severe threats to this species.|
This species is rare and localized, and is currently known from only three collections. It is however easily overlooked as it is a short-lived annual that emerges only after fires. It is not threatened and therefore the population is not suspected to be declining.
Klak, C. 2012. Two new species of Cleretum (Ruschioideae-Dorotheantheae, Aizoaceae) from the Northern Cape, South Africa. Haseltonia 18:27-33.
|von Staden, L. 2016. Cleretum patersonjonesii Klak. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/04/24|