Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus aquamontanus Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2008/07/05
Assessor(s)
A.L. Schutte-Vlok & D. Raimondo
Justification
Known from a restricted range (EOO <350 km²) from two locations. Potentially threatened by groundwater extraction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Swartberg Mountains, on the Blesberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Perennial mountain streams and on wet cliffs.
Threats
Potentially threatened by groundwater extraction.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus aquamontanus GoldblattVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


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.


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


Citation
Schutte-Vlok, A.L. & Raimondo, D. 2008. Gladiolus aquamontanus Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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