Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus dolichosiphon Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2014/04/21
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
A range-restricted species (EOO 92 km²), occurring in montane areas where it is not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Range
Klein Swartberg and Rooiberg mountains near Ladismith.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
South Swartberg Sandstone Fynbos, South Rooiberg Sandstone Fynbos
Description
Seasonally damp places in cool, south-facing kloofs, 1300-1900 m.
Threats
This species occurs in well-protected montane habitat where it is not threatened.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus dolichosiphon Goldblatt & J.C.ManningRare 2014.1
Bibliography

Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2009. Three new species of Gladiolus (Iridaceae) from South Africa, a major range extension for G. rubellus and taxonomic notes for the genus in southern and tropical Africa. Bothalia 39(1):37-45.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2014. Gladiolus dolichosiphon Goldblatt & J.C.Manning. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/04/14

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