Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii (Salm-Dyck) G.D.Rowley
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
ASPHODELACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/03/26
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 1900 km²), but locally common species that is not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape
Range
Peddie to East London and Port Alfred.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Albany Thicket
Description
Grassy, rocky slopes.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Notes
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii is difficult to distinguish from the widespread and common H. coarctata, and they may be the same species (Bayer 1999).
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Haworthiopsis reinwardtii (Salm-Dyck) G.D.RowleyLeast Concern 2014.1
Haworthia reinwardtii (Salm-Dyck) Haw. var. reinwardtii Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Haworthia reinwardtii (Salm-Dyck) Haw. var. brevicula G.G.Sm.Data Deficient (Taxonomically Problematic) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Bayer, M.B. 1973. Natural variation and species delimitation in Haworthia Duval. - Part 3. Haworthia reinwardtii Haw. and Haworthia coarctata Haw. National Cactus and Succulent Journal 28:80.


Bayer, M.B. 1982. The new Haworthia handbook. National Botanical Gardens of South Africa.


Bayer, M.B. 1999. Haworthia Revisited: A revision of the genus. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


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.


Rowley, G.D. 2013. Generic concepts in the Alooideae. Part 3 - The phylogenetic story. Alsterworthia International Special Issue 10:1-6.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2014. Haworthiopsis reinwardtii (Salm-Dyck) G.D.Rowley. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/08/10

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