Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus kamiesbergensis G.J.Lewis
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Rare
Assessment Date
2013/01/17
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt, N.A. Helme & L. von Staden
Justification
A rare, range-restricted species (EOO 204 km²), but not threatened.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Namaqualand, Kamiesberg and Rooiberg.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Fynbos
Description
Rocky sites on granites in shrubby fynbos, above 1200 m.
Threats
This species occurs on the upper, inaccessible slopes of the Kamiesberg and Rooiberg where it is not threatened.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus kamiesbergensis G.J.LewisRare Raimondo et al. (2009)
Gladiolus kamiesbergensis G.J.LewisRare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Gladiolus kamiesbergensis G.J.LewisUncertain Hall et al. (1980)
Bibliography

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


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.


Lewis, G.J., Obermeyer, A.A. and Barnard, T.T. 1972. Gladiolus: a revision of the South African species. Journal of South African Botany Supplement 10:1-316. Purnell, 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
Goldblatt, P., Helme, N.A. & von Staden, L. 2013. Gladiolus kamiesbergensis G.J.Lewis. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2021/09/26

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