Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus nigromontanus Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2005/09/08
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt, K. Naidoo & J.E. Victor
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO<500 km²), known from three sites within the Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Swartberg Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Perennially moist areas in semi-arid fynbos.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus nigromontanus GoldblattRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Gladiolus nigromontanus GoldblattVulnerable Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 1998. Gladiolus in southern Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeberg.


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.


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.


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


Citation
Goldblatt, P., Naidoo, K. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Gladiolus nigromontanus Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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