Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Tritonia cedarmontana Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2014/04/30
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A localized habitat specialist (EOO <20 km²), known from a single kloof, protected within the Cederberg Wilderness Area.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Southern Cederberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Ledges on steep sandstone slopes along streams.
Threats
This species' habitat is well-protected and it is not threatened.
Population

This species is known from one subpopulation from a single kloof in the southern Cederberg, where it was discovered in 1950. No other collections of this species is known.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Tritonia cedarmontana Goldblatt & J.C.ManningRare 2014.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2011. IRIDACEAE: Tritonia cedarmontana and T. linearifolia (Crocoideae), two new species from the Cape Floristic Region; T. lineata var. parvifolia included in T. gladiolaris; and the correct author citation for T. strictiflora. Bothalia 41(1):171-175.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2014. Tritonia cedarmontana Goldblatt & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/19

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