Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Aloiampelos striatula (Haw.) Klopper & Gideon F.Sm.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2020/01/30
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
Aloiampelos striatula is widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
This species is widespread across the mountains of the Eastern Cape interior, extending to southern Lesotho.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Grassland
Description
It occurs in rocky outcrops in high altitude montane grassland.
Threats
This species is not threatened (Van Wyk and Smith 2014).
Population
Population trend
Stable
Notes
Two varieties of Aloiampelos striatula, var. striatula and var. caesia, are recognized. These varieties can be difficult to distinguish and overlap in range, and therefore it is assessed at species level only. Neither of the varieties are suspected to be threatened.
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Aloiampelos striatula (Haw.) Klopper & Gideon F.Sm. var. caesia (Reynolds) Klopper & Gideon.F.Sm.Least Concern 2014.1
Aloiampelos striatula (Haw.) Klopper & Gideon F.Sm. var. striatula Least Concern 2014.1
Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Aloe striatula Haw. var. caesia ReynoldsLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Glen, H.F. and Hardy, D.S. 2000. Aloaceae (First part): Aloe. In: G. Germishuizen (ed). Flora of Southern Africa 5 Part 1, Fascicle 1:1-159. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Grace, O.M., Klopper, R.R., Figueiredo, E. and Smith, G.F. 2011. The Aloe names book. Strelitzia 28. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Grace, O.M., Klopper, R.R., Smith, G.F., Crouch, N.R., Figueiredo, E., Rønsted, N. and Van Wyk, A.E. 2013. A revised generic classification for Aloe (Xanthorrhoeaceae subfam. Asphodeloideae). Phytotaxa 76(1):7-14.


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.


Reynolds, G.W. 1969. The Aloes of South Africa. A.A. Balkema, Cape Town.


Van Wyk, B.-E. and Smith, G.F. 2014. Guide to the Aloes of South Africa. (Third ed.). Briza Publications, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2020. Aloiampelos striatula (Haw.) Klopper & Gideon F.Sm. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/21

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