Ixia alticola

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ixia alticola Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2015/06/06
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt & L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range restricted habitat specialist. This species' habitat is well-protected and it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Cederberg Mountains, Sneeuberg and Middelberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Seeps and marshy ground along streams.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ixia sp. nov. (P. Lane & M. Wheeler s.n. NBG)Rare 2015.1
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2016. Systematics of the southern African genus Ixia L. (Iridaceae): 5. Synopsis of section Ixia, including five new species. South African Journal of Botany 104:175-198.


Citation
Goldblatt, P. & von Staden, L. 2015. Ixia alticola Goldblatt & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/04/24

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