Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus taubertianus Schltr.
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2007/10/17
Assessor(s)
D. Raimondo, N.A. Helme & F. Cholo
Justification
Restricted to the eastern Cederberg and the northern edge of the Koue Bokkeveld. Rare, only been collected on five occasions and there have never been more than a few plants seen at each site. Not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Pakhuis Pass to Koue Bokkeveld.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Coarse, stony, sandstone-derived ground on well-drained sites in dry montane fynbos.
Threats
No threats.
Population

This species is very rare. It is known from only a few collections, and on all occasions only a few plants were seen.


Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus taubertianus Schltr.Rare Raimondo 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.


Citation
Raimondo, D., Helme, N.A. & Cholo, F. 2007. Gladiolus taubertianus Schltr. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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