Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Gladiolus lapeirousioides Goldblatt
Higher Classification
Monocotyledons
Family
IRIDACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Vulnerable D2
Assessment Date
2005/09/08
Assessor(s)
P. Goldblatt & K. Naidoo
Justification
Known from one location. Potentially threatened by agriculture and road works.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Northern Cape
Range
Loeriesfontein.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Hantam Karoo, Knersvlakte Shale Vygieveld, Northern Knersvlakte Vygieveld
Description
Sparse karoo shrubland, on dry, shale gravel flats.
Threats
Habitat loss
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus lapeirousioides GoldblattVU D2Raimondo et al. (2009)
Gladiolus lapeirousioides GoldblattEndangered Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Gladiolus lapeirousioides GoldblattRare 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. & Naidoo, K. 2005. Gladiolus lapeirousioides Goldblatt. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/04/14

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