Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus sekukuniensis P.J.D.Winter
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2009/07/30
Assessor(s)
P.J.D. Winter & J.E. Victor
Justification
Suspected to occur at between three and five locations. It is potentially threatened by mining and habitat degradation due to grazing and trampling by livestock.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Limpopo
Range
Leolo and Strydpoort Mountains.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld, Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld, Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld
Description
Banded ironstone in soil containing lumps of calcrete, or on norite.
Threats
Potentially threatened by habitat loss to mining and overgrazing.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus sekukuniensis P.J.D.WinterVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Manning, J.C., Goldblatt, P. and Winter, P.J.D. 1999. Two new species of Gladiolus (Iridaceae: Ixioideae) from South Africa and notes on long-proboscid fly pollination in the genus. Bothalia 29(2):217-223.


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
Winter, P.J.D. & Victor, J.E. 2009. Gladiolus sekukuniensis P.J.D.Winter. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/04/14

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