Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Killickia lutea Bräuchler
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
LAMIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2019/03/28
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 14 km²), but locally common. Its habitat is well-protected and it is not threatened. It is therefore listed under the IUCN 3.1 Criteria, globally, as Least Concern but is nationally categorised as Rare.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
This species occurs in the southern KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg, from Cobham to Garden Castle.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
uKhahlamba Basalt Grassland
Description
Plants grow in rocky grasslands in valley bottoms and on steep slopes above streams.
Threats
This species' habitat is well-protected and it has no severe threats.
Population

This species is very localized, but locally common.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Killickia lutea BräuchlerRare 2020.1
Bibliography

Bräuchler, C., Doroszenko, A., Esser, H.-J. and Heubl, G. 2008. Killickia (Lamiaceae): a new genus from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157(3):575-586.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2019. Killickia lutea Bräuchler. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/21

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