Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Tritonia flabellifolia (D.Delaroche) G.J.Lewis var. thomasiae M.P.de Vos
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)
Assessment Date
2006/09/23
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt, J.C. Manning, K. Naidoo & R.C. Turner
Justification
Known from one site in the Bot River vicinity which has been transformed by invasive alien plants and crop cultivation, this taxon has not been collected since 1968 and is possibly extinct.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Between Hawston and Bot River.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Elim Ferricrete Fynbos, Hangklip Sand Fynbos
Description
Aeolian sands.
Threats
Habitat loss, Habitat degradation, Invasive Alien Species (direct effects)
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Tritonia flabellifolia (D.Delaroche) G.J.Lewis var. thomasiae M.P.de VosCritically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Tritonia flabellifolia (D.Delaroche) G.J.Lewis var. thomasiae M.P.de VosRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

De Vos, M.P. 1983. The African genus Tritonia Ker Gawler (Iridaceae): Part II. Sections Subcallosae and Montbretia. Journal of South African Botany 49:347-422.


De Vos, M.P. 1999. Tritonia. In: O.A. Leistner (ed). Flora of Southern Africa 7 Iridaceae Part 2: Ixioideae, Fascicle 1: Ixieae:89-128. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


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.


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.


Citation
Goldblatt, P., Manning, J.C., Naidoo, K. & Turner, R.C. 2006. Tritonia flabellifolia (D.Delaroche) G.J.Lewis var. thomasiae M.P.de Vos. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/19

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