Aloinopsis luckhoffii

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloinopsis luckhoffii (L.Bolus) L.Bolus
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
AIZOACEAE
Synonyms
Aloinopsis lodewykii L.Bolus, Aloinopsis setifera (L.Bolus) L.Bolus, Aloinopsis villetii (L.Bolus) L.Bolus, Nananthus lodewykii (L.Bolus) L.Bolus, Nananthus luckhoffii (L.Bolus) L.Bolus, Nananthus setiferus (L.Bolus) G.D.Rowley, Nananthus villetii L.Bolus, Titanopsis luckhoffii L.Bolus, Titanopsis setifera L.Bolus
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2016/11/23
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 3343 km²), but locally fairly common species that is not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Kliprand to Loeriesfontein.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Succulent Karoo
Description
Exposed, sunny places on calcrete flats with some quartzite and gneiss, rarely with pyritic shale.
Threats
There are no known severe threats to this species.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloinopsis luckhoffii (L.Bolus) L.BolusData Deficient (Taxonomically Problematic) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Aloinopsis villetii (L.Bolus) L.BolusRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Aloinopsis setifera (L.Bolus) L.BolusRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Bolus, H.M.L. 1958. Aloinopsis Schwantes. In: H.M.L. Bolus (ed), Notes on Mesembryanthemum and allied genera (Vol. III, pp. 372-381), Bolus Herbarium, Cape Town.


Hammer, S.A. 2013. Mesembs, the Titanopsis group. Little Sphaeroid Press, Oakland, California.


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
von Staden, L. 2016. Aloinopsis luckhoffii (L.Bolus) L.Bolus. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/08/22

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