Klattia stokoei

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Klattia stokoei L.Guthrie
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Endangered D
Assessment Date
2007/07/28
Assessor(s)
A.L. Schutte-Vlok, N.A. Helme & D. Raimondo
Justification
A Kogelberg endemic (EOO 200 km²), known from 10 subpopulations, all of which consist of fewer than 10 individuals. The total population is estimated to be under 250 mature individuals. Potentially threatened by groundwater extraction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Kogelberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Kogelberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Sandstone mountain seeps.
Threats
These plants are resprouters and are therefore not impacted by the frequent fires currently impacting the mountain range where they occur. However being restricted to seeps they are dependent on ground water availability, future ground water abstraction is likely to cause declines.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Klattia stokoei L.GuthrieEN DRaimondo et al. (2009)
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.


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
Schutte-Vlok, A.L., Helme, N.A. & Raimondo, D. 2007. Klattia stokoei L.Guthrie. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/10/15

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