Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Ixia trifolia G.J.Lewis
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/04/08
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt & L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted (EOO 3553 km²), but common species that is not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Roggeveld Escarpment to Matjiesfontein.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos, Succulent Karoo
Description
Clay soils in karroid shrubland or renosterveld.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Ixia trifolia G.J.LewisLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Ixia trifolia G.J.LewisInsufficiently Known Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Ixia trifolia G.J.LewisUncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2012. Systematics of the southern African genus Ixia (Iridaceae:Crocoideae): 4. Revision of sect. Dichone. Bothalia 42(2):87-110.


Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.


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.


Snijman, D.A. 2013. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 2: The extra Cape flora. Strelitzia 30. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Goldblatt, P. & von Staden, L. 2014. Ixia trifolia G.J.Lewis. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2020/07/09

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