Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus subcaeruleus G.J.Lewis
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Near Threatened B1ab(ii,iii,v)
Assessment Date
2008/07/05
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo & N.A. Helme
Justification
EOO 6300 km², known from 10-20 locations. It has lost over 80% of its habitat to wheat cultivation. Subpopulations still occur on low slopes along the Riviersonderend and Shaw's Mountains, where they are threatened by encroachment from invasive aliens plants.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Caledon to Bredasdorp.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Sandy loam and clay soils in renosterveld.
Population
Population trend
Decreasing
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus subcaeruleus G.J.LewisNT B1ab(ii,iii,v)Raimondo et al. (2009)
Gladiolus subcaeruleus G.J.LewisNot Threatened Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Gladiolus subcaeruleus G.J.LewisUncertain Hall et al. (1980)
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.


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.


Citation
Raimondo, D. & Helme, N.A. 2008. Gladiolus subcaeruleus G.J.Lewis. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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