Cleretum patersonjonesii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Cleretum patersonjonesii Klak
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2016/06/30
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Namaqualand, Kamiesberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Namaqualand Granite Renosterveld
Description
Well-drained sandy soils between granite domes.
Threats
There are no known severe threats to this species.
Population

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.


Population trend
Stable
Bibliography

Klak, C. 2012. Two new species of Cleretum (Ruschioideae-Dorotheantheae, Aizoaceae) from the Northern Cape, South Africa. Haseltonia 18:27-33.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2016. Cleretum patersonjonesii Klak. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/04/24

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